A not-for-profit technical & educational society, established in 1938


Central Electric Railfans' Association is one of the nation's premier railfan organizations, hosting regular programs and events about electric railroading (both past and present).

Hop on board the F-Line!

CERA’s latest publication,
San Francisco's F-Line by Peter Ehrlich (Bulletin 150) is hot off the presses and orders are being accepted. Please visit the Buy a Book section for ordering information (individual and commercial orders). CERA welcomes dealer inquiries.

CERA publishes books like none other. Learn the history and operations of our great rail history. Help support CERA by becoming a member today! CERA publishes "bulletins" —typically a hardcover book, annually—and active members are entitled to at least one bulletin per membership year. Please note CERA bulletins 147, Riding the Bell, and 148, The Streets of Grand Rapids, are sold out. Thank you for making these publications such an outstanding success!

Upcoming Programs

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Central Electric Railfans' Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  P.O. Box 503, Chicago, IL  60690

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