The Canadian Toy Train Association wishes all our Members and Friends a joyous and prosperous New Year in 2022! We look forward to sharing the fun of toy trains and model railroading with you all throughout the year. Have fun and play with your trains.
Check out these timeless tips from Helpful Oswald and readers of Model Trains from the 1960’s. This one from January, 1961. Click the image to enlarge!
Discover more about our club of model railroaders, toy train collectors and operators, the things we do as friends and how we have fun with our trains!
This happy group takes a break from shopping for trains at the TCA 2018 York meet to enjoy the Horseshoe Curve National Historic Site in Altoona, PA.
A variety of 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.
Moving Port Moody Station! Kyle Miller & Charles Reif. Local CPR history hits close to home for us both.
China to Mongolia railway adventure! Frank Schmidt takes us on a high speed and low speed ride from Beijing across the Trans-Mongolian-Railway.
NEW BOOK – Canadian Prewar Toy Trains, Available NOW! – Hot off the press by expert collectors Frank Schmidt and Charles Reif. To preview and or purchase, click below.
ORDER NOW! Victoria and Sidney Railway Company – Phoenix Brewing Co. Export Lager Premier Reefer by MTH.
Members Special – ORDER NOW! MTH will be producing a Premier PGE Russell Snowplow for CTTA next year. Members may order 1 or 2 cars at the amazing price of $40, shipping included!
NOW SHIPPING to members! Now in 4 road numbers, BEER cars for your train. Moosehead 36′ Premier Reefer by MTH.
SOLD OUT! Coming in 2022! MTH Premier Canadian Northern Railway 55 Ton All Steel Drop Bottom Gondola Car.
Lionel’s biggest catalog ever! This edition features lots of big diesel power in CN and CP Heritage livery.
View or download previous Lionel catalogs here.
MTH’s FINAL catalog, and links to all previous ones. View or download previous MTH catalogs here.
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. In-person 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. Members will receive an invitation by email with their monthly e-newsletter and bulletin.
Covid-19 NOTICE – Oct. 3, 2021: The safety of our members and guests is our priority. All Covid-19 and Public Health requirements will be adhered to.
By order of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), proof of vaccination is required to access some events, services and businesses. This requirement applies to CTTA Membership meetings at Charles Rummel Community Centre. As of October 24th, members will be required to be fully vaccinated with both doses.
The latest is the December 2021 issue!
Gordon Hall’s amazing O Gauge Christmas & Holiday display at the Railway Museum of BC. Featured during the 2021 North Pole Express event, 13 loops of MTH, Lionel and Atlas O trains provide an endless variety of fun and Holiday themes for kids of all ages.