Monthly Meeting Notice

Friday, June 16, 2017


Join us this June as Ron Yee presents a railfan’s tour of Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from his December 2016 visit. Ron’s digital slideshow will showcase the area’s great blend of light rail, people-mover, rapid transit and commuter rail systems that are coordinated into one mass transit service for the entire region. Don’t miss our last meeting before summer! More details here.

Monthly Meeting Notice

Friday, May 19, 2017


The presenter at our May meeting will be Nick DiBari. Nick’s digital slideshow will be a large collection of his photos from several trips he has made in the last few years, including Indiana, Cleveland and Montreal. There will also be scenes from two of the great “streetcar cities,” New Orleans and Toronto. Please join us for a wonderful presentation! More details here.

Monthly Meeting Notice

Friday, April 21, 2017


The presenter at our April meeting will be Max Diamond. Max will present a combination of photos and videos that will delve into unusual reroutes, non-revenue transfers and work trains throughout the New York City Subway, plus a preview of his BVEStation train simulator. Please join us for a unforgettable evening. More details here.

Croton-Harmon Shop Tour

April 22, 2017

A behind-the-scenes look at one of the newest, most state-of-the-art railroad maintenance facilities in the United States. Free for all paid ERA members. We are limited to 30 participants! More details here.

Grand Central Terminal Tour

March 25, 2017

The ERA is pleased to announce its 35th annual guided tour of Grand Central Terminal on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Join us for a morning of exploring one of New York’s architectural masterpieces. More details here.

Monthly Meeting Notice

Friday, March 17, 2017


The presenter at our March meeting will be Jeffrey Erlitz. Jeff’s digital slideshow will lead us on a trip around the New York metropolitan area looking at electric traction properties in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Please join us for a wonderful presentation! More details here.

Monthly Meeting Notice

Friday, February 17, 2017


Eric R. Oszustowicz, author of “The Elevated Railways of Manhattan,” will be the presenter for our February meeting. Eric’s slideshow will encompass a diverse group of subjects, from New York City to the American Southwest and over to Spain. Please join us for an interesting evening! More details here.

Railroad Hobby Show

Saturday, January 28, 2017


MNYBA welcomes fellow ERA members on a full-day trip to the famous Amherst Railway Society’s Railroad Hobby Show in West Springfield, Mass. This annual model railroading event spans four buildings of railroad and transportation vendors, displays and public information. Try not to miss this one! More details here.

Monthly Meeting Notice

Friday, January 20, 2017


Legendary transit photographer Jack May will be the presenter at our first meeting of 2017. Jack made two trips to Europe in 2016. His slideshow will include visits from his first trip to Palermo in Sicily, Cagliari and Sassari in Sardinia, and Mt. Etna. Jack’s second trip centered on a Baltic Sea cruise, with a number of shore visits to cities that have trams and metros. Please join us for this interesting and informative program. More details here.