Join Us In Beautiful Decatur, Alabama
for River Rails 2024

The Mid-South division invites you to join us in Decatur to enjoy the clinic, model, prototype, and non-rail activities at the Southeastern Regional Convention,
Thursday June 20th through Saturday, June 23rd, 2024
See Our Welcome Video
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Convention Facilities

The convention hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton is off Alt-US 72. Turn right to exit the river bridge. It houses the clinic, non-rail, and contest rooms as well as the Banquet Facilities and Registration.
by Hilton Hotel
Decatur Riverfront
1101 6th Ave NE
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 355-3150
SER NMRA Annual Convention
Start date: 6/20/24
End date: 6/23/24
Last day to book special hotel rate: 6/3/24
Decatur DoubleTree is offering the
special group rate
 for $115.00 USD per night
Book your room here.
To obtain the special room rate of $115 per night mention the "SER 2024" or use the hotel registration link above

Keynote Speaker

David Breeland, Historical Resources Manager, Decatur Parks & Recreation
Judge David Breland has a long personal history in Decatur and loves it so much that he has made the city’s history his job! Working in the Old State Bank and as the director of the Decatur Historic Union Depot brings the Judge a great deal of joy. He can also be found daily at the Historic Decatur Depot and Museum. As a member of a family of historians, these jobs come naturally. The Judge spends his days showing people some of Decatur’s history and supporting our city’s growth and development. Judge Breland himself is Positively Historic!

Operating Sessions
Non-Rail Activities
Railfanning and Depot Museum
Convention Timetable

Train Show
June 20 - 23, 2024 Turner-Surles Community Center
 702 Sycamore St NW, Decatur, AL 35601

Model Contest
The Contest Room is at the DoubleTree Hotel. The room will be open to view the contest models, except during judging. Bring you favorite model for judging. Award winners will be announced at the banquet, Saturday evening.

Raffle, Silent Auction and White Elephant Table
Numerous excellent model railroad kits, rolling stock and more from major manufacturers will be raffled off during the convention.
There will also be a Silent Auction and a White Elephant Sale.
For more information on items and to donate see the Raffle, Silent Auction and White Elephant Sale page

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Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2024