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Jan 10-11, 2015 - LCCA at the World’s Greatest Hobby On Tour in Hampton, VA

Start the New Year On the Right Track!

This is a friendly reminder that your Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) is coming to Hampton’s World's Greatest Hobby On Tour Train Show (WGHOT) this next weekend. What better way to start off your new year then to be with your family and friends from the Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) and with Lionel Trains. Come to the World's Greatest Hobby On Tour (WGHOT) show and meet with President-Elect Al Kolis and other local club volunteers.

WGHOT Hampton VA
January, 10 & 11, 2015

Hampton Roads Convention Center
1610 Coliseum DR,
Hampton VA 23666

Show Hours
Saturday, 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sunday, 10:00 AM -5:00 PM


Adults: 2 day registration $15/each
Kids  under 16: FREE!  ( Must be accompanied by a parent)

For those of you who may not have attended a WGHOT show, you don't know what your are missing. Trains, trains and more trains of all shapes and sizes are there for the enjoyment of the entire family. Bring the kids, grand kids, neighbors, friends, they will have a ball! The LCCA is committed to being at this show to help introduce the club and Lionel toy trains to a generation that may not have grown up playing with Lionel trains as children.  

LCCA member Russ Meier and his Kids Run Trains organization will have their LCCA/Lionel FasTrack Modular Railroad Set up and operational. This layout is designed and built to LCCA’s/Lionel National Modular Railroad Standards (visit “FasTrack Modular” tab on our website for more detailed information) and intended for hands-on, interactive involvement with running the Lionel trains and accessories. Kids of all ages are encouraged to touch and operate the trains and accessories.  You definitely will want to experience this layout for yourself. The local TOGA (Tide Water “O” Gauge Association) along with fellow LCCA members will be running their operating modular layout also.      

The LCCA team of volunteers will staff a booth adjacent to Lionel's operating layout and display.  We are certain you will enjoy LCCA's Mini-operating layout which was designed and built by TW TrainWorx of Dallas TX. This layout demonstrates what can be done within a very small area. You don’t have to have a large space to enjoy your Lionel O-Gauge trains.

We may need your help during this weekend train show. This is a golden opportunity for you to get involved with the club and introduce the Magic of Lionel Trains to thousands of people in just a couple of days. If you and any of your friends are interested in helping out, please call me at 248 709-4137 or stop by the booth and inquire.

Come and see the Lionel display and speak with Lionel personal. Bring your children or a friend and introduce them to the magic of the train hobby and the camaraderie of the LCCA. We'll welcome them into the club as new members of "The Best Toy Train Club on the planet"!  We hope to see you there! We know you will have FUN!

Al Kolis
President Elect & Special Events Manager
Lionel Collectors Club of America
248 709-4137