Upcoming Events

Fall Train Show

Mark your calendars!  Our Fall Train Show is coming up September 23 at the Springfield Expo Center!  Find more information on our Train Shows page!

Operating Sessions

Operating sessions are held the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Tuesdays of the month at 7pm.  

Seminars and Other Events

Tuesday May 2 - Seminar on Basic Decoder Installation at 7:30 PM after the Membership Meeting!  Our April meeting was cut short by bad weather.  Installation of plug and play, drop in, and wired decoders for motor and light control in a variety of HO scale locomotives.  Planning, materials, installation and testing will be discussed and demonstrated.

Thursday May 11 - Presentation on the Frisco and Springfield
Richard Crabtree, noted local historian, will present a talk with slides entitled "The Frisco RR in Early Day Springfield" 7pm, Thursday, May 11, Schweitzer-Brentwood Library's Community Room.

We frequently have seminars after our Membership Meetings on the 1st Tuesday, check our Facebook page for updates.


Welcome to the Ozarks Model Railroad Association, we call ourselves the OMRA.  We are an HO scale model railroad club located in Springfield, MO where we operate a layout depicting part of the Frisco railroad on Tuesday evenings.  We also hold two large model railroad shows each year, spring and fall, with multiple running layouts and model railroad vendors.  Please explore our website, visit and like us on  Facebook  , and above all, come to visit our club and layout, see our contact page for more information.

A scene from our modular HO layout





A scene from our modular HO layout


​​​What's New At OMRA?

OMRA and Roark Valley Modular Railroad Club Have A Joint Operating Session

On Thursday April 20 the Roark Valley Modular railroad Club from Branson visited the Ozarks Model Railroad Association in Springfield for an enjoyable evening of operating trains on the OMRA Frisco Central Division.  See images and a write-up on ourImages page

Spring Show Enjoyed by Many Model Railroaders!

Our Spring Train Show on March 11 was a big hit with area model railroaders of all ages!  Thank you for coming to see us!  

Here are some photos from our local newspaper, the Springfield News Leader.

Below is a wonderful video shot by one of our layout owners at the Spring 2017 Show - Thank You Brian!