Train and toy show returns to Monroeville Convention Center
Thousands of model train and locomotive enthusiasts are expected to pull in to the station that is the Monroeville Convention Center this weekend.
Greenberg’s Great Train & Toy Show returns to 209 Mall Blvd. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
It’s one of the largest and longest running model train and collectible toy shows in the country, and typically comes to Monroeville three weekends a year.
The show was last in Monroeville in November. It featured eight operating train displays and more than 100 vendors. Between 3,000 to 4,000 people attended.
Some displays featured a North Pole Express or a Santa Express complete with a winter scene.
Pittsburgh S-Gaugers had an interactive train display with buttons children used to activate whistles, catch a mail bag, dump lumber and load coal.
Admission is $10 on Saturday and $9 Sunday. Children 11 and younger get in free. Parking is free.
More information is available at trainshow.com/monroeville01.
Michael DiVittorio is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Michael at 412-871-2367, email@example.com or via Twitter @MikeJdiVittorio.