Manitoba Mega Train 2017

I visited the Manitoba Mega Train 2017 show today (October 1, 2017). As always it was a good show with a lot of displays, vendors, and activities for the young and the young at heart. I was impressed by this Proto:48 diorama of a prairie grain elevator.   The N scale “Mainliners” travel around the … Read more

Upcoming: Manitoba Mega Train 2017

Manitoba’s premier model train show is happening at the end of this month! The Manitoba Mega Train show will be on September 30 and October 1 (Saturday and Sunday) from 9 AM to 5 PM at the Red River Exhibition Place. I went last year and it was a lot of fun! There are a … Read more

The 2017 Winnipeg Model Railroad Club Open House

The Winnipeg Model Railroad Club held its 2017 Open House this past weekend. It was held on April 1-2 at the club’s regular meeting place in the basement of the Legion on Roblin Boulevard. The open house featured several layouts from several local modeling groups as well as some private portable layouts, in a variety of … Read more

The Manitoba Mega Train Show 2016

I went to the Manitoba Mega Train 2016 show yesterday (September 24). The show is being held at the Red River Exhibition Park. The venue is spacious, allowing lots of room for train layouts, vendors and for other activities like model ship builders, Lego, face painters and more! I was in line for the 9 … Read more

CARM 2012 in Regina

Mark your calendars for CARM 2012, the annual Canadian Association of Railway Modelers convention in Regina, Saskatchewan. The show will be held from June 28 to July 1, 2012 at the University of Regina campus. Registration forms are now available on their web site. PS – I have no involvement with the event other than the use … Read more

Fredericton Model Train Show

If you’re in Fredericton on December 3, check out the Fredericton model train show! It will be at the Fredericton High School on Saturday from 9 AM to 4 PM in the cafeteria. Admission is $5 for adults and free for those 12 and under. Have fun! Here are my photos from the 2008 Fredericton Train Show.

Portage Model Railroad Train Day

Come one, come all, to the Portage Model Railroad Train Day on May 28 (Saturday) at the former Canadian Pacific Railway station in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. “This event takes place at the Portage CP Station from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm with a BBQ from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. There will be model … Read more

Dartmouth Model Train Show

The annual Sportsplex Model Train Show is on this coming weekend, Saturday Nov 13 from 9am to 4:30pm and Sunday Nov 14 from 10am to 3pm. On display will be the Dartmouth Club and the On30 scale layouts, Mike’s G scale layout, Errol’s Z scale layout , another Z scale layout, and a LEGO layout … Read more

Winnipeg Model Train Show October 2010

I visited the Winnipeg model train show on Saturday (Oct 16). There were several impressive layouts at the show, and here are some photos and video of the event. The photo above, and the video below, show a model Ontario Northlander running around the Free-Mo layout on the ground floor. I like the Free-Mo idea … Read more

Great Winnipeg Annual Train Show

Come visit the Great Winnipeg Annual Train Show, this Saturday and Sunday October 16-17 at the Mennonite Brethren Collegiate, 180 Riverton Avenue. The show is open on Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM, and Sunday from 11 AM to 4 PM. I plan to visit on Saturday afternoon and maybe Sunday as well. Last … Read more