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Coast Division

The Coast Division serves Alameda, Contra Costa, Monterey, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties in California, and the state of Hawaii.  It is a division of the Pacific Coast Region of the National Model Railroad Association. We hold events featuring clinics, an auction, model and photo contests and an operations challenge in March, June, September and December. See below for dates and venues. You are welcome to join us as a guest; come and see what it's all about. Click here for a complete list of towns in our California service area.

April 24, 2018

The June 2018 issue of our newsletter, the Coast Dispatcher, is available. Click HERE. This is a special edition of the Dispatcher, its 200th!A hardcopy version is being mailed to all members in honor of the occasion.

January 24, 2018

The Auction section of our site has been updated to include the new rules effective January 1, 2018, Guidelines for entering the auction, and other minor changes to bring it up to date. The rules are still being evaluated, with expected completion in early April. Check it out here.


Call for help:

We need volunteers for the following positions:  Estates Contact ~ Meeting Site Coordinator ~ Quartermaster. Contact Frank Markovich or Doug Smith to volunteer or for more information.


Click the Newsletter tab above to see the newsletter archive.


December 11, 2015:

The Coast Division now has a Yahoo Group for disseminating current items of interest to division members. Check it out:


Click the Call Board/Contact Us tab above for a list of all officers and committee chairs, and their contact information.

2018 Events

March 4th at the Elks Club in Alameda 

June 3nd at the Boy Scouts’ in San Leandro 

Sept 23rd at the Elks Club in Alameda 

December 2nd at the Boy Scouts’ in San Leandro. 

You're invited to upcoming

Coast Division Events!

Be sure to check the NMRA Pacific Coast Region calendar - there are many great events happening locally!

Click on the Coast DispatcherMeet Reports , and Meet Clinics links to see what happens at our quarterly events.

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