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Welcome to the Coast Division!



I am having to resign as webmaster because of worsening eyesight, so the website will not be maintained until a new webmaster volunteer is assigned. If you have an interest in this position, or know of someone who might be, please contact our Superintendent, Phil Edholm (See Callboard for contact information).
Pete Birdsong


Coast Extra

 Superintendent Phil Edholm sends a weekly email to all Coast Division members with an email address on file. If you have a valid email address and are not getting these emails, contact Phil or see the "VERIFY YOUR CONTACT DATA BELOW.


The last postcard notice was mailed in May. You need to have an email address for future notices. If you are not receiving emails from the Coast Division now, add or correct 
your email address at in the Member Info section (you'll need to sign in), or contact Bob Ferguson, who will do it for you: 
Bob Ferguson 
Phone:         925‐228‐6833; 

Address:    530 Fig Tree Lane Martinez, Ca 94553

:    All announcements about future meetings and other Coast Division communications will use only emails and the web site.
:    If you don't have an email or access to the web, call a friend or board member for updates
:    More Information 
o   At the July and September video board meetings, the board considered future physical and virtual Divisional events based on state and local guidelines.
o   During the Covid:19 crisis, the Coast Division is hosting a bi:weekly video meeting and is exploring other virtual events, including clinics, tours, or other features and content.
o   We are exploring options for future meeting structures and organizations for distancing and options for the auction, etc.
o   All these ideas are exploratory at this point. As future decisions are made we will communicate via email and the web site.




Once we can meet again physically, non members are welcome to join us as guests. Come and see what it's all about at the events listed below. Visiting or new members likewise. Our Events feature clinics, an auction, model and photo contests and an operations challenge each March, June, September and December. Details will be posted here when available. Please contact our Director, Superintendent or Membership Chair if you have questions. Click on the Call Board/Contact Us page above to do that.

The Coast Division is in the Pacific Coast Region of the National Model Railroad Association, and serves Alameda, Contra Costa, Monterey, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties in California . Click here for a complete list of towns in our service area.


Click HERE for the June 2021 issue of our newsletter, the Coast Dispatcher  

Click the Call Board/Contact Us tab above for a list of all officers and committee chairs, and their contact information.


2020 Events

The PCR Clear to the Coast 2020 convention has been canceled because of Coronavirus restrictions.
Remaining events are being evaluated for 2020 and 2021. Details will be posted when available, and as affected by Coronavirus impacts..

You're invited to upcoming

Coast Division Events!

Be sure to check the NMRA Pacific Coast Region calendar : there are many great events happening locally in 2015!

Click on the Coast DispatcherMeet Reports , and Meet Clinics links to see what happens at our quarterly meeting.

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Click to go Pacific Coast Region Home page. Lots of information about PCR to read.

Click here to go to the Pacific Coast Region Branchline newsletter web page.

Looking back:  every year the Pacific Coast Region annual convention is superb.  Click here to see photos from past PCR conventions!


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