Hope you’re enjoying Summer 2021. Play with your trains! There’s never been a better time to get at those model railroad projects you’ve been putting off. Hope to see you IN PERSON at our Annual General Meeting in September.
Check out these timeless tips from Helpful Oswald and readers of Model Trains from the 1960’s. This one from December, 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.
NEW: Moving Port Moody Station! Kyle Miller & Charles Reif. Local CPR history hits close to home for us both.
NEW: China to Mongolia railway adventure! Frank Schmidt takes us on a high speed and low speed ride from Beijing across the Trans-Mongolian-Railway.
How many 6464 Boxcars were there? Let’s ask TCA. Thanks Tom Modica for guiding us to the answer.
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.
Lionel Legacy 2-8-0 CUSTOM RUNS – SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY!
Mr. Muffins Trains is producing the new Lionel (2021 V2) Legacy Consolidation 2-8-0 for CTTA as Pacific Great Eastern #51 and/or #54.
Also being produced is Canadian National #2616. These engines are available at a reduced price of $675.00 USD. These will be extremely limited edition engines, very collectible and will be Built-to-order! Full info to PRE-ORDER here.
Want one? Let us know! email@example.com
SOLD OUT – Coming in 2021! 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.
View or download previous Lionel catalogs here.
MTH’s FINAL catalog.
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 – Sept. 13, 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 Sept. 13, for the Sept. 26 AGM, members are required to have their FIRST vaccination to attend. As of October 24th, members will be required to be fully vaccinated with both doses.
The latest is the September 2021 issue!
Brian Beard’s Classic Firetruck Collection! All CTTA Members collect trains. Some collect cars too. But Brian collects and restores Firetrucks. He even has his own Firehall. Check out Brian’s amazing machines.