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June 3, 2024

Summer is approching fast but you can reast easy as the latest issue, #88, of The Canadian, is ready in the members area to view and download.

Be sure to have a look at this issue of The Canadian for all of the features and articles. You can also check out all of the past issues in the members area.

See you all soon at gatherings and meeting in the near future or in the great outdoors, until then stay healthy and enjoy the sun.

David King

Club Listings

If you are looking for a club in your area you may just find that listing here. CARM is developing a listing to include as many clubs as possible. The clubs will be listed by province or territory first, from Canada since this is CARM, and than by city. After that we will list other clubs by country. For each club we will try to have a couple of images, a description, the club name, location, contact information, dues information and if the club is currently accepting new members. If you want to submit your club to have it added to the listing be sure to fill out the form on this page. Remember the information for your club may not be fully accurate so please contact us with updates or changes. Thanks.


Edmonton Society of Model Railroad Engineers (ESMRE)
Location: Edmonoton Alberta Canada
Willing to accept members: Yes Scale: HO, N
Description: ESMRE currently occupies 2,500+ sq. ft. in Sherwood Park. On display are two of largest mobile model railroad layouts in the Northern Alberta area. LaBaJa’s HO scale and Edmonton N Scalers’ N scale layouts are regular annual visitors at the SuperTrain Show in Calgary and the Great Edmonton Train Show. These layouts are consistent award winners at these and other shows such as Portland, Oregon and Saskatoon. Check out the website for more details. Come by for a visit, ask questions or join other enthusiasts in displaying and promoting the hobby. No experience necessary.
Contact: Robert Wilson    
Email: Website:
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British Columbia

Greater Vancouver Garden Railway Club
Location: Vancouver British Columbia Canada
Willing to accept members: Yes Scale: G, FN3, Gauge 1
Description: Founded in 1994, we are a 200 member strong club operating a portable layout at local malls, special events and train shows. We run Live Steam, Battery and Track power locomotives in all scales that will run on G Gauge track. While our base of operations is the Greater Vancouver area, we have a diversity of members from all across BC, a few from WA State and also a few from Alberta.
Contact: David Jones Membership Chair  
Email: Website:
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H. O. Model Engineers Society
Location: Hamilton Ontario Canada
Willing to accept members: Yes Scale: HO
Description: The H.O.M.E.S. Club was established in 1948. Members meet on Tuesday evenings after 7:00 pm to build and operate a 1500 sq foot transition era model railway, which primarily represents the Toronto Hamilton & Buffalo in south-central Ontario. As mid-20th century prototype modellers, we conduct research to scratch-build authentic scenes, utilize fast clocks, CTC signals, radio communications and Digitrax DCC. JMRI - Operations software controls passenger and freight car switching to replicate the local economy. We welcome new members. Contact the Secretary for more information. See our website and facebook page.
We can also be found on Facebook.
Contact: Ron Tuff - Secretary    
Email: Website:

Waterloo Region Model Railway Club
Location: Maryhill (Kitchener-Waterloo) Ontario Canada
Willing to accept members: Yes Scale: HO
Description: The WRMRC is a model railway club located in Maryhill, ON (Region of Waterloo). The club\'s permanent layout is a 2000 square foot, HO-scale miniature recreation of the Canadian Pacific Railway\'s Sudbury Division, as it appeared and operated during the 1970s.
Contact: Ted Kocyla    
Email: Website:

Brantford Model Railroad Club
Location: Brantford Ontario Canada
Willing to accept members: Yes Scale: HO
Description: Located in Brantford Ontario - we are celebrating our 70th Anniversary this year and invite Carm members and Clubs to arrange/ schedule a visit. We are Canada's 3rd oldest Club established in 1947.
We meet every Friday evening and feature prototypical running, including - waybills, DCC, central dispatch and radio communications on our 20 x 40 layout.We are also interested in visits with various Clubs as field trips during our special year.
Check out our website for more information.
Contact: Stephen    
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The Greater Niagara Model Railroad Engineers
Location: Fenwick Ontario Canada
Willing to accept members: Yes Scale: HO
Description: Meets every Wednesday evening -operating the Fenwick Central Railroad. Clubhouse at 1141 Maple Street, Fenwick. We run up to 6 trains on a 25' x 35' layout with a main yard and dispatcher. Computer driven switching program. Era is 1955 to 1965 but usually more modern equipment on show during Open Houses which are in April and November. Video on website as well as directions and dates.
Contact: Dave Telephone:  (905) 892-2767
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Burlington Model Railway Club
Location: Burlington Ontario Canada
Willing to accept members: Yes Scale: G, HO, N
Description: The Burlington Model Railway Club consists of men, women, and families from Burlington and the surrounding area who share the common interest of model railroading, in a variety of scales. Our skill levels vary from beginner to expert.
The BMRC was established in the early 1980's as an HO-scale modular club. Currently, BMRC members own and operate model railways in three different scales. We have a large HO-scale layout with both new and established sections, an N-scale layout under active construction, and an outdoor garden railway in G-scale. Many members also have model railroads in their homes or gardens.
For further information on divisional meeting days and times please see the contact information below.
Contact: Mike Pearson    
Email: Website:

Model Railroad Club of Toronto
Location: Toronto Ontario Canada
Willing to accept members: Yes Scale: O
Description: The Model Railroad Club of Toronto was founded in 1938 by Harry Ebert and Borden Lilley. The Club is O-scale two rail operating prototypically in the transition era of the late 1950's.
Originally located in Harry Ebert’s basement, the Model Railroad Club of Toronto (MRCT) soon moved to new premises at Toronto’s Union Station. Following World War II, the railways required the Union Station space the Club occupied, so a hunt for a new home was on. In January 1946, the Club moved to its long-time location in the basement of 171 East Liberty Street (formerly 37 Hanna Avenue), a former munitions factory. In April 2013 the Club relocated to 11 Curity Avenue, Toronto. Over the past 80 years a great many have belonged to the Club and enjoyed themselves through fellowship with others that share their passion for the hobby. For many, membership at the Model Railroad Club of Toronto has been a lifelong commitment. The MRCT is accepting applications for new members.
For further information please see the contact information below.
Contact: Stuart Macadam    
Email: Website:

St Jacobs and Aberfoyle Model Railway
Location: St. Jacobs Ontario Canada
Willing to accept members: Yes Scale: O - Two Rail
Description: The operation features about 3500 square feet ofmodel railway with comfortable viewing space for 50 or 60 people. Truely a model railway to place on one's "must - see" list, we present a beautifully sceniced rolling Southern Ontario landscape dated July 1954 with several hundred, 100% scratch built buildings, about 40 scratch built passenger cars, plus a dozen hand built locomotives. Our jewwl in the crow is the "Night Scene" where the layout comes alive with hundreds of miniture lights in all the buildings while the day gently fades to night. Picture in your mind passenger trains rolling through the night.
See our web site for hours of operation. We are open about 100 days a year, so plan a weekend that fits your travel plans.
For further information please see the contact information below.
Contact: Peter Wright, Secretary    
Email: Website:
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Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers
Location: Hamilton Ontario Canada
Willing to accept members: Yes Scale: 7 1/4, 4 3/4, 3 1/2, Gauge 1
Description: We have year-around miniature railway activities in partnership with the Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology. Indoor "Live steam" Gauge 1 locomotives by the Wednesday Night Water Boilers along with G scale electrics; outdoor operations on highline and ground-level tracks feature steam and electric locomotion with free rides for the public during the Summer.
Contact: Russ MIlland, President    
Email: Website:
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Barrie Allandale Railway Modellers
Location: Barrie Ontario Canada
Willing to accept members: Yes Scale: HO and N
Description: The Friendly Club
Our club is a meeting place for railway modelers and others interested in model railways. We have an opportunity to meet and share our enthusiasm with like minded individuals. Those who wish to can work on or operate our HO Layouts. Some come just to talk trains. Our goal is to promote the hobby of railway modeling and trains.
We meet every Tuesday at 7:00 pm at Unit 707 80 Bradford Street, Barrie. We are located in a large industrial office building, go in door#7 on the south side of the building and we are on the second door on the left.
To attend a meeting feel free to come any Tuesday except the third Tuesday of the month when we have our Monthly Meeting.
Contact: David Gillies    
Email: Website:


British Model Railway Club of Montreal
Location: Montreal Quebec Canada
Willing to accept members: Yes Scale: O, OO, N
Description: Founded in 1969, the British Model Railway Club of Montreal is a diverse group of individuals who focus on modelling British railways of all eras. We are located in west-end Montreal, and feature several layouts in three scales: O, OO and N. The club rooms include a library, workshop, lounge and a small museum with themed exhibits. The club holds an annual open house one weekend each October.
For further information please see the contact information below.
Contact: David Finch    
Email: Website:
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United Kingdom

Liphook U3A Milland Valley Railway Modellers
Location: Redford West Sussex United Kingdom
Willing to accept members: Yes Scale: O, OO, HO, N
Description: An afternoon special interest group of Liphook University of the Third Age (Liphook U3A) and Midhurst U3A. U3A is a national & international organisation aimed at the semi-retired and retired, ladies and gentlemen aged 55 years and over. Despite the University title in the UK no formal qualifications are awarded or needed.
The Milland Valley Railway Modellers currently meets 9 times a year on the third Wednesday afternoon of every month (no meetings in July, August and December) 14.00 to 16.00 hrs in the Redford Village Hall, Redford, Midhurst GU29 0QF We hope to increase number of members this year.
Contact: Tony Bettger    
Email: Website:

Liphook & District Model Railway Club
Location: Liphook Hampshire United Kingdom
Willing to accept members: Yes Scale: O, OO, HO, N
Description: Small friendly club, established in 1964.
Meets every Friday evening (except Christmas and New Year) at the Committee Room, Milland Valley Memorial Hall, Iping Road, Milland, Liphook GU30 7NA between 7-30 and 10-30pm which is just over the border into West Sussex approx 3 miles from Liphook, 7 miles from Petersfield, Hampshire is about the same from Midhurst (West Sussex).We are in the South Downs National Park which stretches from Winchester in the West to Eastbourne in the east. Our members come from an area within a 15 mile radius.
Club members have a wide range of interests covering British, German, French, Japanese and North American outline, Standard and Narrow gauges Regularly exhibits at local and regional shows. Arranges Model Trains in the Valley its annual club open day in late October which attracts 100 visitors in a 5 hour session In co-operation with the Liphook University of the Third Age (U3A) has arranged a Building a Model Railway Course in 2010, 2012 and in the coming September.
Contact: Nick Harling    
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