CCR welcomes all those interested in HO scale railroading.
Carolina Coastal Railroaders (CCR) was founded in early 1992 when a group of men came together at the Country Kitchen Restaurant in New Bern to discuss the future of model railroading in the New Bern area. This group of people decided that it would be a great idea to form a railroad club for anybody interested in model railroading and railfanning.
Informal meetings were held and the name, Carolina Coastal Railroaders, was approved on October 15, 1992. At this time the CCR started with about 10-11 people attending meetings. The membership in August 2012 consisted of 29 full members, 4 associate members, and 3 junior members. Membership is projected to continue growing.
In March of
1993 the CCR rented space in a building and started construction of a permanent
layout in HO scale. The club outgrew this location, and in 1998 leased a larger
location on Trent Road and started construction of a larger HO model railroad based on
The CCR has a
HO Scale Modular Railroad that is taken to public displays such as the
MUMFest in New Bern, NC, the March Annual Train Show that we
sponsor, and the Kinston Arts Festival. One of our modules won third place
prize at the 2005 Regional NMRA Convention is
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