• We love the Blue Comet !

      MTH 2000 era Standard Gauge loco and complete 5-car passenger train.

    • We love toy trains at Christmas!

      Gord Hall’s X-mas display at West Coast Railway Heritage Park, Dec. 2016.

    • We love original Canadian road schemes! Like on this RS-3.

      2017 Williams RS-3 scale diesel with True-Blast Plus sound in early Canadian National colors.

    • We like to run toy trains on our Vancouver Modular layout!

      CTTA Engineers at CN Thornton Yard Family Day, September 2016

    • We love to run CP & CN passenger trains. Like these F7 and F3 diesels !

      Lionel Canadian National FP4 2005, K-line Canadian Pacific F7, 2000; Lionel Legacy CN F3, 2011

    • We love to shop & buy trains at YORK !

      CTTA York group, October 2014

    • We love steam trains ! Like this CN Mogul.

      Lionel TMCC 2-6-0 CN Mogul #86, 2004.

    • We love tinplate trains ! Like this Marx streamliner.

      Marx M10000 Union Pacific streamliner, 1934

Welcome to the Canadian Toy Train Association

Upcoming Events

Full day Bus Trip to the Great Train Show, Puyallup, WA, Saturday Jan 20. Contact us to sign up. Space is limited, cost is $40.

Our next CTTA Club Meeting is Sunday, Jan 28, 2018.

Recent Events

Vancouver Train Expo logo

Vancouver Train Expo was a big success Nov 11-12 at the PNE. Check our Facebook page for pics. Click here for YouTube Videos, Part 1 & Part 2

Snoopy train cartoon

Become a Member

Join us for a club meeting if you’re close by, or become a member wherever you are. Annual dues are $20.

Read about us to discover more about our club of model railroaders, toy train collectors and operators, the things we do and how we have fun with our trains!

This happy group takes a break from shopping for trains at the TCA York meet to enjoy the National Toy Train Museum close by.

New & upcoming features

NEW! My Old Station House: Northern Manitoba in the 1950s. By Clark Gray. Originally publish in CN Lines V15.1

NEW! If Trains Could Talk : A Hornby Princess Elizabeth with a history. By Frank Schmidt

NEW! What Happened to the Other Half : Some interesting tin plate lithography has these American Flyer trains doing double duty. By Frank Schmidt

‘What will it take?‘: To haul a train of 30 and more Lionel 6464 Series I – X boxcars. By Kyle Miller 

‘Behind-the-scenes tour’ of the Champion Railway Park, Okotoks, AB. By Jason Paul Sailer.

Club Car Sales

Our exclusive limited edition Club Cars are available to members and hobbyists.

Coming soon & available to order now! 2018 MTH Premier Line White Pass & Yukon Route 36′ reefer.  

MTH WP&Y 36' Reefer

New! Pacific Great Eastern 55-ton hoppers from Atlas O are here. Check your dealer.

Coming Soon! Our first locomotive project is a PGE RS-3 from MTH. SOLD OUT from CTTA.

Coming Soon! Pacific Great Eastern crane from MTH. SOLD OUT from CTTA. Delivery is expected in early 2018. PGE-Crane-3_web
Members get a maximum of two PGE cranes for the special price of $ 30.00 each, including shipping.

Not a member ? Join now.

Model Train detector


Club Meetings

The Canadian Toy Train Association meets on the last Sunday of the month 9 times a year, every month except Summer vacation July & August, Winter vacation in December. Meets take place in Burnaby, BC.

Doors open at 11:00 am, lunch is served at noon. Business meeting starts at 12:30, and auction starts at 1:00 pm.

View Map

CTTA 3630 map

Canadian Flyer Club Newsletters

Here’s the November 2017 issue!

CTTA Canadian Flyer January 2017 newsletter V15.1


CTTA Front Page Video

1955 Comedy Documentary! A wall-to-wall Lionel O-Gauge model train layout and an obsessive collector leads to a number of comical situations. Check out more of our member’s videos and lots more toy train fun on our Videos page and YouTube channel!

Train News & Club Activities