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2018 Key Lock & Lantern Convention
June 1-3, 2018 - Scranton, PA
KL&L Convention
Key Lock & Lantern Members - Online Registration via Paypal

To register securely online using Paypal, click on the "Add to Cart" button for each event that you would like to register for. You will then be taken to the "Cart" where you can update the quantities for additional tables, etc. After you update the quantity on the item, click on "Continue Shopping" to return to this page. You may then add additional events, etc. When you are done adding items to your cart, you can check out using a Paypal account or credit card.

Step 1 - KL&L Membership

You must be a current KL&L member to register using this page. If you need to renew (or would like to join), select the membership category and add to your cart. ***Note: if you renewed or joined for last year's convention or since then, you are still up to date on your membership and can skip this step***

Click on the button below to add KL&L membership dues to your cart.

Type of Membership

KL&L Membership

Step 2 - Convention Registration

Each member, spouse or significant other and family members must register for $5 each. Please indicate the name of the registrant and add to cart, and then return to this page to register each additional family member.

Advance Registration is now Closed

Members may register at the door for the Transportation History Exposition beginning at 9:30am on Saturday, June 2, 2018

Registration: $8 per person

Step 3 - Saturday, June 2nd Transportation History Exposition

Your Convention Registration entitles you to admission beginning at 9:30am. If you would like exhibit tables or early admission during setup at 8:00am, click on the "add to cart" button and enter the number desired in the quantity box. Box lunches with sandwich, chips, apple & bottled water are available to registered full members and table holders. Click on the "add to cart" button and enter the number desired in the quantity box. You will be contacted prior to the convention for your sandwich selection.

Registration for Early Admission, Tables, and Box Lunches is now Closed



Step 4 - Saturday, June 2nd Banquet Dinner

A buffet dinner will be held in the Platform Lounge at 5:00pm, followed by railroad history programs to be announced. Click on the "add to cart" button and enter the number of persons attending in the quantity box.

Registration for Dinner is now Closed. Registrants for the Transportation History Expo may attend the 4pm & 7pm lecture programs.

Step 5 - Sunday June 3rd Train Ride

The Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad will operate a special KL&L Excursion over the former DL&W mainline to the summit of the Poconos at Tobyhanna, PA. Boarding is at 10:00am behind the hotel, with lunch available to purchase at Tobyhanna and return at approximately 5:00pm. This is not a public excursion operator and the trip will utilize historic equipment owned by the freight railroad. Climbing steps is required and there is no onboard food service. Seating options include a former EL/NJT coach, a restored caboose, and open-end observation lounge in a former business car. To register for seats, select the desired car, add to cart, and enter the number of seats in the quantity box.

Train Tickets at Convention Registration Packet Rates are no longer available, but may still be ordered on our Excursion Page

Step 6 - Hotel Reservations

The Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel is offering a special Key, Lock & Lantern rate of $124 per night + tax. Call 570-342-8300

Rooms at the KL&L Rate will be available until sold out - call the hotel for availability

If you have any questions, contact KL&L President Dave Hamilton at or KL&L Chairman John Brainard at
Convention Policies: Final schedule with exact meeting times will be listed in the convention program. Train rides are subject to changes of route, schedule & equipment, at the discretion of the railroads. Due to limited availability of table space, train & banquet seats, refunds will not be issued in the event of cancellation, unless the space can be resold. In the event of cancellation of any convention activity, refunds will be issued for that particular event. Exhibitors are responsible for checking table legs, the security of their displays, and for any damages caused to the hotel or facilities. Key, Lock & Lantern will not be responsible for any injury, loss or damage incurred during participation in the convention. Exhibits must consist of authentic railroadiana, railroad history displays, and related materials. Reproductions must be clearly marked. Registration indicates acceptance of these policies.


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