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May 11, 2013

Grand Central

697 N Miami Ave Miami, FL, United States United States 33136

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May 11 and 12
Time: 10am-4pm
Location: Vanderbilt Hall, Tracks 34-37, and other locations in Grand Central

Join us for a free, family-friendly weekend filled with an extraordinary assembly of historic train cars, a model train collectible show, and fun activities at “Kid Junction,” sure to appeal to railroad enthusiasts of all ages.

Historic Railcar Collection On Display | Tracks 34 thru 37
Seventeen historic train cars will come from across the country to Grand Central, including one from the iconic 20th Century Limited, “The Most Famous Train in the World.” Other historic cars on display and available for tours include: The Babbling Brook (1949); The Berlin (1956); The Birken (1954); The Cimarron River (1948); The Dover Harbor (1923); The Hickory Creek (1947); The Kitchi Gammi Club (1923); The Montana (1947); The New York Central 43 (1947); The New York Central 448 (1947); The Ohio River (1926); The Overland Trail (1949); The Pacific Sands (1950); The Salisbury Beach (1954); The Tioga Pass (1959); & The Wisconsin (1948).

Accompanying the historic trains will be twelve cars from Metro-North Railroad’s collection, including the recently introduced M8 commuter car, and an older model currently undergoing restoration.

Model Train Collectible Show | Vanderbilt Hall

Grand Central’s first “Railroadiana” antiques and collectibles event includes a wide variety of buyers and sellers lining one half of Vanderbilt Hall, offering sales and appraisals of unique railroad and train-related items.

Kid Junction | Vanderbilt Hal
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The other half of Vanderbilt Hall will be full of free activities for children and families to enjoy, including exhibits and activities from Disney’s beloved Chuggington animated train series, the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester, and The New York Transit Museum. Other activities will include train-themed story time, musical performances and more! Check back for more details.

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

SATURDAY, MAY 11
10 – 10:30 AM Music Under New York performance
10:40 – 11 AM Metro-North’s robotic mascot, Metro Man, Talks Railway Safety
11 AM – 2 PM Radio Disney Music, Games, & Prizes
11:30 – 12:30 PM MTA Arts for Transit Tour of Art in Grand Central Terminal (meet at NYTM annex)
12:30 – 1:15 PM Guinness world record build & presentation to Chuggington™ for “World’s Tallest Track”
1 – 2 PM MTA Arts for Transit Tour of Art in Grand Central Terminal (meet at NYTM annex)
2:10 – 2:30 PM Metro-North’s robotic mascot, Metro Man, Talks Railway Safety
2:35 – 3:55 PM LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester Master Lego Builder
3 – 3:15 PM MTA Police Department K-9 Unit Presentation
3:20 – 3:30 PM “Ankle Soup” Author Reading
3:35 – 4 PM Music Under New York performance

SUNDAY, MAY 12
10 – 10:30 AM Music Under New York performance
11:30 – 12:30 PM MTA Arts for Transit Tour of Art in Grand Central Terminal (meet at NYTM annex)
10:40 – 11:10 AM LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester Master Lego Builder
11:20 AM – 12 PM Railroad History Q & A Panel
12 – 12:15 PM MTA Police Department K-9 Unit Presentation
12:10 – 12:30 PM Metro-North’s robotic mascot, Metro Man, Talks Railway Safety
12:40 – 1:10 PM “Ankle Soup” Author Reading
1 – 2 PM MTA Arts for Transit Tour of Art in Grand Central Terminal (meet at NYTM annex)
1:20 – 1:50 PM LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester Master Lego Builder
2 – 2:30 PM “Two Little Trains” Reading by a NY Central Century Girl
2:40 – 3 PM Metro-North’s robotic mascot, Metro Man, Talks Railway Safety
3 – 3:15 PM MTA Police Department K-9 Unit Presentation
3:35 – 4 PM Music Under New York performance

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