The Central Pennsylvania Shortline Railroad Prototype Modeler's (CPS RPM) meet loosely focuses on the historic shortlines that connected to the former Pennsylvania Railroad's Middle Division. These include those of Perry, Juniata, Mifflin, Huntingdon, and Centre counties as depicted in the maps below.

The primary focus of the CPS RPM are the...

Bellefonte Central Railroad - Bellefonte to State College, Scotia, and Tyrone. Ceased commercial operation in 1984. A very small portion remains active today under the Nittany and Bald Eagle Railroad. FaceBook Group

East Broad Top Railroad - Mt. Union to Robertsdale. Ceased commercial operation in 1956 and established as a National Historic Landmark in 1964. Operates today as a tourist railroad.

Huntingdon and Broad Top Mountain Railroad - Huntingdon to Mt. Dallas. Ceased commercial operation in 1954. FaceBook Group.

Kishacoquillas Valley Railroad - Reedsville to Belleville. Ceased commercial operation in 1941. FaceBook Group.

As interest warrants, and dependent on the availability of speakers, the CPS RPM may also address the...

Newport and Sherman's Valley Railroad - Newport to New Germantown. Ceased operation in 1935.

Central Railroad of Pennsylvania - Bellefonte to Mill Hall. Ceased commercial operation in 1918.

Nittany Valley Railroad - Bellefonte to nearby iron ore pits, Ceased operation in 1914.

Susquehanna River & Western Railroad - Duncannon to Loysville. Formed by the acquisition of the Perry County Railroad in 1903. Ceased operation in 1939.

Tuscarora Valley Railroad - Port Royal to Blairs Mills. Ceased commercial operation in 1934.

Finally, if filler clinics are required, we will explore more "modern" shortlines, such as the...

Everett Railroad - Hollidaysburg to Sproul and Martinsburg, on former Pennsylvania Railroad trackage. Still in service, and offers tourist excursions.

Juniata Valley Railroad - Lewistown to Burnham, on former Pennsylvania Railroad trackage. Still in service.

Nittany and Bald Eagle Railroad - Tyrone to Lock Haven, Bellefonte, and Pleasant Gap, on former Pennsylvania Railroad and Bellefonte Central Railroad trackage. Still in service. Sometimes hosts tourist excursions through the Bellefonte Historical Railroad Society.

1895 County Railroad Maps

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