Added as “Keystone” Sponsor of the 2021 Virtual Railroad Hobby Show Added as “Keystone” Sponsor of the 2021 Virtual Railroad Hobby Show
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Benton, TN

January 14, 2021

For Immediate Release, a manufacturer of HO and N Scale model trains, is proud to partner with the Amherst Railway Society and Virtual Railfan as the Keystone Sponsor of the 2021 Virtual Railroad Hobby Show (VRRHS). Traditionally held in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Railroad Hobby Show is known for being the largest train show in North America. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, the annual tradition will be hosted virtually through an online convention.

Partnering with the Amherst Railway Society, Virtual Railfan will be streaming the Railroad Hobby Show live from their studio in East Tennessee as well as on location in Springfield, Massachusetts. Virtual Railfan, located in Athens, Tennessee, is the premier provider of LIVE train cams from some of the railroad’s busiest spots on earth. Their camera network, consisting of 81 cameras spread out between 50 different locations within three countries, captures hundreds of trains per day from all over the world.

The VRRHS is free of charge and can be viewed on The live stream event will begin on Saturday, January 30th, 2021 from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM and again on Sunday, January 31, 2021 from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM EST. Featuring show sponsors and other exhibitors, the VRRHS will include new product releases from manufacturers, show specials, modeling clinics, and more. will join Virtual Railfan in their Athens, Tennessee studio for three special product announcements including…

  • Their second Kit Classics™ freight car - Saturday 1/30 at 10am EST
  • Often requested all-new N Scale freight car - Saturday 1/30 at 10am EST
  • Their next Museum Quality™ locomotive which has never been produced in HO Scale*  - Saturday 1/30 at 4pm EST
  • Major Industry announcement - Sunday 1/31 at 1:30pm EST

*mass-produced plastic

If you’re unable to tune-in, will update their website and social media immediately after each announcement. They will also send a newsletter each day as a recap. In addition to their product announcements, will be broadcasting several weathering tutorials featuring YouTube Modeler, Josh Clark (NSModeler24).

“We’re excited to partner with the Amherst Railway Society as the Keystone Sponsor for the first Virtual Railroad Hobby Show. While we’d like to be together in-person for this event, we’re thankful to have Virtual Railfan as our neighbor so that we can share our favorite hobby directly to you through the power of the internet,” said Shane Wilson, President and co-founder of He continued: “We look forward to sharing our latest all-new product announcements live from the studio. We also can’t wait to share our special industry announcement as well.”

To learn more about the Virtual Railroad Hobby Show or the Amherst Railway Society, visit and subscribe to the company’s weekly email newsletter.

For additional information or promotional materials, please contact Hollie Smith at

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