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What's New!

September 30th, 2015

The fall issue of the "Canadian" has been mailed out and the electronic version is available in the members section.

Be sure to check out the feedback letters that John received in regards to his question from the previous issue. Please welcome our new CARM Chair Gerald Harper as he takes on his new role in CARM. Changes are in the wind so stay tuned as the informations comes forward. Stay on the right track and have fun!

David King


Welcome to CARM, the Canadian Association of Railway Modellers, 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. Our membership in the organization is open to anyone that wishes to join.

Our members area has more content that is only available to members which includes an archive of images that have a Canadian Railway theme in a higher resolution than those available in other areas of this website. Also members have access to all of the newsletters ever printed by CARM as electronic downloads in PDF format.

CARM Conventions

Most years we have a convention held somewhere in Canada that allows our members and others to get together in one location and share of common interests, learn, teach, and socialize. If you have never been to a convention you may not know what you are missing. Last years convention was in Thunder Bay, Ontario in late September early October. This was a change for the time of year and it was a very different convention to attend. The fall colours were in full glory at that time of year.

Rails to the Lakehead
2014 Thunder Bay, Ontario

CARM Copetown Show

Each year in Copetown, Ontario, CARM sponsors the Copetown Train Show.
"A Showcase of Canadian Railway Modelling" that includes manufacturers, layouts, displays and more. This next show will be in March 13th, 2016. For the date, time and detailed information check back here regularly.

Copetown Train Show

CARM Events

Each year there a number of CARM events that run organized by various chapters. Meetings are held in various locations and are open to all CARM Members. Guests are also welcome at most events. Check out the Chapter page as well as the Events page for activities in your area.


CARM Newsletter

CARM is proud to produce a newsletter, The Canadian, that has been published since the starting days with the first issue dated for January 2004. Currently the newsletter is published four times a year and is available as both a printed version and an electronic download in PDF format. An example of a newsletter can be found by clicking on the menu bar to the left. To obtain electronic downloads for all of the issues you can log into the members area, you must be a member to access this feature.


Next Event

Ancaster Nostalgia Show and Sale

Sunday December 6, 2015

Marritt Hall, Ancaster Fairgrounds, 630 Trinity Road, Ancaster (Hamilton), ON

10:00 AM
3:00 PM

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