Model Railroading
Coming Events
  • Starlight Christmas
    December 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 2017: 5:30-8:30pm

  • Private outing, January 27th, 2018, 11:00am
  • AMRS at Barro's Pizza, 15440 N. 7th St. #13, February 16th, 2018, 3:00-8:00pm
  • Adobe Mountain Desert Railroad Park Swap Meet
    March 17th, 2018: 9:00 to 1:00pm

  • AMRS Board Meeting, November 25th, 2017, @9:00 a.m.
  • AMRS General Meeting, December 9th, 2017, @9:00 a.m.
  • AMRS Board Meeting, December 30th, 2017, @9:00 a.m.
  • AMRS General Meeting, January 13th, 2018, @9:00 a.m.
  • AMRS Board Meeting, January 27th, 2018, @9:00 a.m.
  • AMRS General Meeting, February 10th, 2018, @9:00 a.m.
  • AMRS Board Meeting, February 24th, 2018, @9:00 a.m.
Work Sessions
Work/Run Sessions
  • Wednesdays (HO, N) - 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays (G, HO, N, O) - 6:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Public Open House
  • Saturdays - 9:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Sundays - 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Sundays only - Closed for the Summer


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Welcome to the Arizona Model Railroading Society (AMRS). We are located in north Phoenix at 22822 N. 43rd Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85310 (43rd Ave and Pinnacle Peak road) in the Adobe Mountain Desert Railroad Park which is located in the Maricopa County Adobe Dam Regional Park.

AMRS encourages and promotes all aspects of the hobby of model railroading for anyone interested, regardless of skill level or experience. AMRS encourages the sharing and development of skills among its Members for their enjoyment of model railroading as well as educating the membership and the public about model railroading, railroad operations, and railroad history. Club members represent a wide range of ages, occupations, cultural backgrounds, model railroading experiences, prototype railroad interests and modeling eras. Such diverse interest and experience is considered a dominant strength of the Club and its membership. Membership in AMRS is open to the entire family and joining is as simple as completing a membership application that can be obtained at the clubhouse or on this website. Anyone desiring to join AMRS is encouraged to visit and talk with our members during the times AMRS is open (see schedule on the left).

AMRS is structured in four scale divisions: N scale, HO scale, O scale and Large scale (G), with members active in more than one division. The HO scale and N scale layouts are housed in a 3,000 square foot building. Work on the HO and N scale division layouts is an ongoing process. The O scale layout is outdoors. There are two G scale has two layouts adjacent to one another and are outdoors. Each division is under the direction of a superintentent and an assistant superintendent.

Each scale division may have rules and responsibilities specific to that scale. The HO division operating rules and responsibilities are found in the HO Switchman’s Guide.

The public is invited to visit during the Public Open Houses, Events & our work sessions. All meetings/events are held at the AMRS Club House. Directions can be found at the bottom of this page and on the About Us menu option.

Memberships Available at AMRS

Not enough room in your home for a layout to run those trains you have? Yard not quite large enough for that G scale layout you have been dreaming about? Well, come join AMRS. We have memberships open for all scales and all ages. We have Regular, Senior and Family memberships.

We are open Wednesday nights from 6pm to 9pm, Saturdays from 8am to 3pm, public open house on Sundays between 1pm to 3:30pm. So, drop by and talk with us about becoming a member. We are located at 22822 N. 43rd Avenue in Phoenix south of Pinnacle Peak Road across from the Wet&Wild Water Slide Park.

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