Annual Bus Trip to The Great Train Show

Saturday, January 21, 2022 – departing at 6:30 am sharp!

Join us for the CTTA Annual Bus Trip to “The Great Train Show”

Western Washington Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA.

Bus departs the Campbell River Store – 176th Street (Hwy 15) & 8 Ave, Surrey – at 6:30 am, and returns 8:30 pm. Full itinerary below.


IMPORTANT information:

  • Admission to the Great Train Show is INCLUDED with your $80 Bus Trip ticket.
  • The bus departs ON TIME ! If you are late for the bus, we cannot and do not wait. The bus will depart the Campbell River Store at 6:30 am sharp. There are no refunds.
  • You MUST bring proof of US or Canada citizenship. Passport or NEXUS.
  • You MUST be prepared to show your proof of vaccination for Covid 19 to enter the US and Return to Canada.
  • Buy your parking ticket IN ADVANCE for the Campbell River Store. Store opens at 5:00am, $5.00 for the day. If you cannot get your parking pass in advance, place $5.00 in an envelope with a note including your vehicle license plate, slide envelope under door to store.
  • Bring ample spending Money, $US currency. Go to the Bank the day before.
  • You must take everything you bring with you off the bus through US Immigration. Don’t bring any fruit or meats with you.
  • Registration CLOSES January 13! Sign up early to avoid disappointment.
  • Bus capacity is 52 persons.


Our Itinerary:

  • 6:30 am:  Bus Departs Campbell River Store. Parking is available when you purchase a ticket from the store at $5.00 for the day.
  • 7:30 am:  Breakfast will be provided on board the bus! Tim Hortons Donuts & Coffee. Tickets to the show will be handed out after breakfast.
  • 10:00 am: Arrive at the show.
  • 10:30 am: Show opens. 
  • 1:00 pm: Bus Departs the show. This is the departure time not the boarding time.
  • 1:45 pm: Bonus Stop – TBD possible layout tour.
  • 2:30 pm: Bus Departs for Eastside Trains.
  • 3:30 pm: Arrive at Eastside Trains, Kirkland , WA.
  • 4:15 pm: Bus departs Eastside Trains.
  • 5:00 pm: Buffet Dinner (We have reservations and do not wait in line).
  • 6:30 pm: Bus Departs Buffet dinner.
  • 7:30 pm: Arrive Canadian border.
  • 8:30 pm: Campbell River store, home.



You may pay by cash or cheque at any CTTA Club meeting, by mailing a cheque to James, or after boarding.
You will be conacted by CTTA to confirm your method of payment.
Please enure you provide a means to contact you – by e-mail or by phone – on the registration form!

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Additional information:

Your PASSPORT or NEXUS is your best friend. You MUST bring a proof of citizenship document to enter the United States. Bring spending money! Secure your keys and other valuables in a closed pocket.

Price of Train Show tickets is INCLUDED with your Bus Trip fee. Train Show tickets will be bought in advance on line at 10% discount off the $USD door price. The Group online ticket purchase by CTTA must be done before January 14 to get the discount.

Maximum seating capacity is 52 persons – register NOW, don’t wait until the last minute!

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday January 21, BEFORE 6:30 am. It’s going to be a great day of trains!

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Bus Trip, contact:

James Cook
Cell: 778-554-1110

Great Train Show Web site: