Traincon

A fannish group trip via railroad, usually to Worldcon. There have been a number of Traincons, some formally organized, others more casual.

(Because a foolish consistency is a hobgoblin, we'll list some Buscons here, also.)

Convention Dates Start Destination Notes
Texacon September 1, 1976 Fort Worth, TX Kansas City, MO for MidAmericon
Buscon July 24-25, 1976 Washington, DC Washington, DC Meant to be a party on a bus, it was organize dby Erwin S. Strauss and was cancelled.
Convoy April 8-10, 1977 Balticon 11 Lunacon 20 Organized by Erwin S. Strauss
Traincon 1 2013 Chicago San Antonio Organized by Bill Thomasson
Traincon 2 Aug 15-Aug 18 and Aug 24-Aug 25, 2015 Chicago Spokane, WA Organized by Bill Thomasson
Traincon 3 August 16 & 22, 2016 Chicago Kansas City, MO for MidAmericon II Organized by Bill Thomasson