Links we like



Here’s a compilation of Toy Train related links we find useful.

Of course we list links to all the major manufacturers, but lots more. Looking for more information on a specific subject ? See sections below for Forums and discussion groups, other clubs, associations, collector and operator groups. Publications and other useful resources. If you know about something that you think we’d also like, drop us a line!

Hobby Shops we like

The following fine Hobby Shops support the Canadian Toy Train Association and our ‘Club Car program’ by stocking and selling our exclusive and very collectible model railroad cars based on Canadian prototype rolling stock. Looking for something unique for your model railroad? Miss one of our Club Cars ? Try these places first.


Major Toy Train & Model Railroading dealers & distributors

These large dealers and distributors are well established, have been in business for  long time, and generally have the highest availability of product from all the major manufacturers. They carry O gauge (and usually all other gauges), a full range of model railroading supplies and equipment, and ship worldwide.


Major Manufacturers

They’re all here! Lionel, MTH, Atlas O, American Models and more. This page contains links to all of the major manufacturers of Toy Trains that we collect and operate, and a brief description of what each company produces.


Publications we like

Check out these fine magazines that are dedicated to collecting and operating the larger gauges or Canadian railway modelling. O gauge, O scale, S gauge, Standard gauge, G gauge are all to be found in these publications.


Clubs and Associations

Check out these special collector clubs and associations that partner with the manufacturers to produce other ‘exclusive’ club cars and collectibles. Also, you can link directly to special interest groups for both the Canadian National Railway and the Canadian Pacific Railway.


Resources & other Links of Interest

Here you can find everything else! A variety of other resources for model railroading in O gauge and any other scale. Podcasts, a directory of over 17,000 rail related Web sites, the O Gauge railroading forum community, more. Got a suggestion for us ?