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Books

Montreal's First Railway

Michael Leduc's story of the Montreal and Lachine Rail-Road, the first railway on the island of Montreal.


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Point St. Charles Shops

A history of the Grand Trunk's and later Canadian National's main Montreal shops by Michael Leduc.


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Montreal Railway Terminals

A look at the convergence of the various railway terminals in the Montreal area into the two main centres: Central Station Complex and the Windsor Station.


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Angus Shops

The history of Canadian Pacific Railway’s Angus Shops, one of the best known railway works in Canadian history, the life of which spanned almost nine decades of the twentieth century.


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The Glen

Mike Leduc traces the history of the Glen yard, Canadian Pacific's main passenger facility in Montreal from its opening in 1906 through to its demise in  2004.


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Boxcars & Freight Cars of North America


A resource for railroad freight car images with over 4,000 freight cars documented.


http://www.boxcars.us/index.html


Canadian Association of Railway Modellers (CARM)


Located in Canada but with members from many areas around the world. CARM is both for Canadians as well as those with interests in Canadian Railways or model railroading or both.


http://www.caorm.org/


Canadian Freight Cars


A resource page for the Canadian Freight Car Enthusiast.


http://freightcars.nakina.net/


Canadian RAIL Canadien

Information on Canadian Railroading, a  freelance layout the Bonaventure and Chambly, the CN / Via Rail Turbo Train, and information on ALCO / MLW, BALDWIN and FAIRBANK-MORSE locomotives.

http://www.freewebs.com/rail/bonaventurechambly.htm


C. Robert Craig Memorial Library

The Library was established in 1994 to collect, preserve and make available to the public, materials that document the history of rail transportation in Canada. Materials focusing on the railways surrounding the Ottawa area are of particular interest. The materials comprise books, magazines, photographs, slides, plans, and archival materials of Ottawa area railway-related organisations. The objective is to provide a comprehensive research base for those seeking information about Canadian railways.

http://www.ovar.ca/CraigLibrary/craiglib.htm


David Anthony Wyatt, B. SC.

A compilation of current and historical information on the urban and suburban public transit systems of Canada.

http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~wyatt/


Exporail

The Canadian Railway Museum at Delson/Saint-Constant offers its public a unique opportunity to see and experience life in the railway world.

http://www.exporail.org/


Bytown Railway Society

Ottawa, the capital of Canada was once called Bytown, after its founder, Colonel Jonn By. The Bytown Railway Society (BRS) is devoted to railway history, both in the Ottawa area and nationally. It has several publications, two of which are Branchline and Canadian Trackside Guide. They also care for and restore historic equipment at the National Museum of Science and Technology.

http://www.bytownrailwaysociety.ca/


Canadian Railway Observations

A monthly online magazine with news stories and photos pertaining to Canadian railways.

http://www.canadianrailwayobservations.com/


Colin Churcher's Railway Pages

Colin has been interested in railways for many years and has been fortunate to pursue a railroad career. In these pages he sets out various aspects of his interest. Included are: A history of the Thurso and National Valley, the last logging railway in eastern Canada; Significant dates in Canadian railway history; Significant dates in Ottawa railway history; and an excellent presentation on the Mount Royal tunnel electrification.

http://www.railways.incanada.net/


L’Amiral Scenic Train


Offers excursions on the Gaspé peninsula over the Société du chemin de fer de la Gaspésie (SCFG).


http://trainamiral.com/


Operation Lifesaver Canada


Dedicated railroaders and citizens, aiming to save lives by educating Canadians about the hazards surrounding rail property and trains. Help them out if you can.


www.operationlifesaver.ca/


Railserve Events Calendar


Listings of railfan events in North America.


http://www.railserve.com/events/


Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario

Located in Smiths Falls, Ontario this museum is dedicated to preserving local railway history.

http://rmeo.org/


OKthePK

William Slim's Canadian railway news site. Formerly known as the Cordova Bay Station.

http://www.okthepk.ca/


Old Time Trains

A high quality site devoted to Canada’s Railways by Raymond L. Kennedy. From the infamous “Ringleman Smoke Chart” to Toronto’s lost “Fez City” this is a great collection of articles and stories on Canadian Railway history.

http://www.trainweb.org/oldtimetrains


RAILsearch.com

A specialized search engine exclusively made for the railroad sector.

http://railsearch.com/


Toronto Railway Historical Association

The official web site of the Toronto Railway Historical Association, the Toronto Railway Museum at Union Station and the John Street Roundhouse.

www.trha.ca/


TrainsOnTV

High quality railroad videos from across Canada and the midwest shot by professional videographer Sean Ropchan.

http://www.trainsontv.com/


Trainweb

Information and photographs relating to passenger, freight and model trains in the U.S. and Worldwide plus items of interest to the professional rail industry.

http://www.trainweb.com/


West Coast Railway Association (WCRA)

The West Coast Railway Association has an impressive history. In its thirty-five years since it was incorporated it has amassed the largest collection of railway rolling stock and artifacts in Canada outside of Quebec.

http://www.wcra.org/

The Royal Canadian Legion

Lest We Forget

Honour Canada’s Veterans


http://www.legion.ca/


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Montreal Model Train Exposition

Saturday September 30 &

Sunday October 1, 2017

Sun Youth, 4251 St. Urbain Street, Montreal, Quebec

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

http://montrealmodeltrainexposition.com/

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