Canadian Toy Train Association

We love riding in the Observation Car!

Lionel 2023 Canadian National wooden passenger cars on Mark Horne’s layout.

We love Canadian National Modern Diesel power!

SD70M-2 locomotives.  Lionel and MTH side by side ready for action!

We love Electric Trains!

Lionel Milwaukee Road & MTH Great Northern engines under catenary on Mark Horne’s layout.

We love passenger diesel power!

Like these MTH VIA Rail F40PH-2 engines triple-heading on Kyle Miller’s layout. 

We love prewar American Flyer!

Like this 1936 UP Streamliner and Hiawatha on Jim Barrett’s layout.

We make great trains happen!

Like these special MTH Railking BC Electric SW-8 and BC Hydro MP15 switchers for CTTA. 

We love big steam!

Like this Sunset Models Canadian Pacific K-1 4-8-4 on Brian Beard’s layout.

We love kitbashing to prototype!

Like this custom painted and detailed Lionel Berkshire converted to a CN Northern by Dan Gory.


Welcome to the Canadian Toy Train Association

Club Car Sales

MTH 36′ Canadian Northern & Grand Trunk Pacific Reefers have arrived! 

Our exclusive limited edition ‘O’ Gauge Club Cars are available for members and hobbyists to buy. Check out what’s coming next, and see our Club Cars production history here!

Become a Member

Join us for a club meeting online if you can, or become a member wherever you are. Annual dues are $20. Not a CTTA member? Join now.

Canadian Flyer

The APRIL 2024 issue is the latest. Get it here now!

All issues of the Canadian Flyer feature: President’s report, door prize and raffle prize winner photos, upcoming events & club meets, Editor’s corner and always a few surprises!

BONUS! COOTTS ISLAND NEWS –  Second Edition – April 2024. Click here to get it now! 

April 2024 – Issue #2 by Ken Lockley


Member Articles & Features

Check out Member’s train travel adventures, Toy Train history, Railways history, resources for hobbyists and much more! 

CTTA Trains in action! 

Kyle’s latest CTTA Mainline Minute video here!

Check out our CTTA YouTube channel, featuring playlists of member’s trains in action with CTTA Club cars.

Landscape modeling made easy!

A cheap, quick and clean approach to landscape modeling from member Ian Clarke of London, Ontario. Thanks Ian! 

Stay up to date with our events

April 20-21: Calgary Supertrain

April 20-21: Calgary Supertrain

Saturday April 20, 2024 – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Sunday April 21, 2024 – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Calgary Supertrain Canada's Largest Model Train Show Genesis Centre 7555 Falconridge Blvd. NE, Calgary Join us for lots of trains and Family fun! TICKETS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE AT THE...

April 21, 2024: COOTTs Meet

April 21, 2024: COOTTs Meet

Sunday April 21, 2024 – 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm Oliver Woods Community Centre 6000 Oliver Road, Nanaimo BC Admission $10.00 Table Sales, Auction, Displays, “Show and Tell”, Door prizes and Refreshments Everyone welcome!

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