Holiday Model Train Show Continues Thru January 16
Grand Central Terminal, in the heart of New York City, is a true holiday destination for commuters and tourists alike.
The terminal's unique model train show, free at the New York Transit Museum Annex, has been extended through January 16th. The Holiday Fair market has closed.
For children of all ages, the train show is one of the niftiest scale-model railroad exhibits anywhere - the Tenth Annual Holiday Train Show. It features a selection of vintage toy trains from the New York Transit Museum's Lawrence Scripps Wilkinson collection made by Lionel, American Flyer, and Louis Marx & Company.
Recent limited edition Lionel trains including MTA Long Island Rail Road 175th Anniversary M7 Commuter Train Set, the MTA Metro-North Railroad 25th Anniversary M7 Commuter Train Set, and the MTA R-27 Subway Car Set will also be on display.
This year's exhibition will also feature classic holiday covers from The New Yorker.
Hours at the New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex and Store at Grand Central Terminal: Monday -; Friday 8:00am - 8:00pm., Saturday and Sunday 10:00am. -; 6:00pm. Closed New Year's Day. For additional information, call 212-878-0106 or visit www.mta.info/museum.
About Grand Central Terminal
One of America's greatest transportation hubs and one of New York City's most iconic buildings, Grand Central Terminal is a national institution and an international example of giving new life to a historic building that otherwise would have been destroyed. Over the course of a colorful, tumultuous, and nearly 100-year history, Grand Central has become a destination for commuters, visitors and residents. Grand Central is home to restaurants, cocktail lounges, a gourmet market, and numerous specialty shops. Its storied Vanderbilt Hall, once the receiving area for travelers, is now a major public events space.
For more information, visit http://www.grandcentralterminal.com/go/mallEvents.cfm?eventsOnly=1&eventID=2145390317