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In Store - Store Wide Events

Seniors Discounts
Last Tuesday of each month.
**Double Railmiles Discounts** on all regularly priced in-stock merchandise. 60 years and over (Valid ID required).
Regular Railmiles exclusions apply. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.

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Our Customers' Most Anticipated Event of The Year!
2017 - Saturday June 3rd - 10 am - 5 pm & Sunday June 4th - 11 am - 4 pm

2017 - September 16 & 17, 2017

2016 - Friday November 25th, 10 am - 8 pm
2017 - Friday November 24th, 10 am - 8 pm


In Store - Presentation Room Events

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In Store - Clinics

The Credit Valley Railway Company is pleased to announce our own in-house clinic program. At our new location, we designed this program with you in mind, as we now have an on-site clinic room. We can now offer our customers more than just terrific products and information from our knowledgeable sales staff, but also targeted instruction on a wide range of model railroading techniques and products. You, the modeller, can now participate in structured clinics where you can learn by doing and asking questions in a friendly atmosphere. No other model train location in Canada can provide this kind of leadership, which is our whole objective; to provide you with the most comprehensive experience in model railroading.

In Store - Clinic Schedule


**Fall 2016**

Locomotive Cleaning And Maintenance
Saturday October 15, 2016 - 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Class Room Clinic - by Roger ($30 includes examination of 1 HO diesel locomotive per attendee, 6 persons max)
A tech session where simple maintenance, cleaning and lubrication of simple diesel locomotives is usually the problem when models don't operate the way they should. Bring along one loco as an example. Removal of shell, examination of the basic mechanism, cleaning of wheels, removal of old grease, testing of motor, brushes and gearing is explained. Split gears and their repair in older Life-Like/Proto and some Athearn locos is explained.
Limit 6 per class, time 3 hrs. Pre-registration is required. Cost - $30.

Decoder Installations For Everyone
Sunday October 23, 2016 - 12 to 3:30pm
Class Room Clinic This clinic is a lecture/presentation style which walks you through selecting decoders and installing decoders, (non-sound and sound). Along the way you will get much practical advice. You will learn about: selecting and installing lighting systems, basic decoder programming, speaker selection and installation and various decoder styles and formats.
Limit 12 per class. Pre-registration is required. Cost - $29, Includes booklet.

Introduction to DCC
Thursday October 27, 2016 - 11 am to 4:00 pm
Class Room Clinic - Paul Taylor This course will serve as an introduction to DCC, (Digital Command Control). DCC is here to stay and offers many benefits however there is an initial learning curve. This course is designed to help new and intermediate modellers get over that initial learning hump and start to enjoy all the benefits of DCC sooner. It is designed to help “lock in” practical information thereby giving you more confidence. When you finish this course you will on your way to becoming a DCC expert!
Limit 12 per class. Pre-registration is required. Cost - $29, Includes booklet.

DCC Locomotive Speed Matching
Sunday November 6, 2016 - 12 to 2:30 pm
Class Room Clinic - Paul Taylor Newest DCC clinic. This is the newest DCC clinic on the schedule and is designed to show you how to speed match DCC locomotives. Take advantage of the DCC standard and enjoy consisting different manufacturers locomotives together. This is one huge advantage of DCC and not many people know how to do this. Paul will show you how he does it. At the end of this course you will be able to run modern trains where you have several locomotives at the front end, with mid train helpers and pushers on the end!
Limit 12 per class. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $24.

More Clinics - Coming Soon - Thanks to all who Attended our past Clinics

Train Shows and Events

Credit Valley Explorer Tour Train for 2016

Southern Ontario's Most Scenic Rail Tour!
Dinner, Brunch & Scenic Tours
through the Forks of The Credit
and the Hills of Headwaters
Details on Line at:

Upcoming Train Show Events for 2016-17

Muskoka Layout Tour - 12th Annual
'The Muskokian'
September 25th, 2016 : 10 am - 6 pm
Alliston, Barrie, Orillia, Severn Bridge, Gravenhurst,
Huntsville and Bracebridge
20+ Layouts from N to G
$5 per person
Maps after September 1st at Maps

2016 Brampton Model Railway Show
Saturday October 1, 2016; 10 am - 4 pm
Sunday October 2, 2016; 10 am - 4 pm
Brampton Fairgrounds
3km North of Mayfield Rd. on Heart Lake Rd.
33,000 sqft operating N, HO, O & G scale displays, Vendor Tables
Free Parking, Accessible Facilities, Great Food Service, Family Friendly
Larger Manufacturer's Section including:
TrueLine Trains, ESU, Fastracks, Bowser, Mt Albert Lumber, GLX, Imagine That Laser, Atlas
Model Builders Supply, Rapido, Prairie Shadows

Admission: Adults $7, NMRA Members $6, Seniors & Teens $5, Children 6-12 $ 3, Children under 6 Free
Free Parking, Food Service Available
Contact: Email Show Organizers or at 905-855-4413
Show Web Site

Waterloo Region Model Railway Club Annual Fall Open House
Saturday October 15, 2016
10am - 5:00pm
1589 Maryhill Road
In Quonset hut approximately 1 km north of Maryhill village city limits.
Admission: Adults $5, Seniors & Students $3, Children under 12 Free
Web site.

Bowmanville 30th Annual Model Railway Show
Clarington Central Secondary School
200 Clarington Boulevard, Bowmanville, Ontario
Saturday October 15, 2016; 10 am - 4:30 pm
Sunday October 16, 2016; 10 am - 4:30 pm
Adults $6, Senior $5, Family $12
Sponsored by: Soper Valley Model Railroad Association
Web site.

Canada's Greatest Toy Collector's Show & Sale - 44th Annual
Sunday October 16, 2016
9am - 3:00pm
Etobicoke Olympium
590 Rathburn Road, Etobicoke, ON
Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $8, 6-12yrs $1, Children under 6 Free
Contact: 905-648-2507;

Niagara Falls Model Railway Show
Merritton Community Centre, 7 Park Avenue, St. Catharines, Ont.
Sunday, October 30, 2016 10-3:00
Admission: Adults $5.00
Children under 12 with an Adult: Free
Operating layouts, vendors of all scales, over 8,000 sqft
Info @: or 905-357-6539

TH&B Flea Market Model Train Show
Sunday, November 13th, 2016 - 10am - 3:30pm
Marritt Hall, Ancaster Fair Grounds
630 Trinity Road, Ancaster, Ontario
Admission $5 adults, children under 12 free
Operating layouts, over 150 dealer tables
Contact: Rick @905-973-1224

Dundas Modular Railway Club Flea Market
Saturday, November 26, 2016
Royal Canadian Legion Br. 36 (2nd floor)
280 King St. W., Dundas ON
Hours: 10:00am to 3:00pm
Admission: $4.00 Children under 12, free
Memorabilia and operating club layout
Free local parking, wheelchair accessible.
For more information please contact:
Gerry Wilkinson:, 905-628-8840 or club facebook page

Upcoming Train Show Events for 2017-18

Copetown RPM Meet
Saturday March 4, 2017
Copetown & District Community Centre
1950 Govenor's Road (Just east of Hwy.52)
Model Displays, Clinics, Canadian Model Manufacturers
Displays, Slide & Photo collections
Admission $20.

Copetown Train Show 2017
Sunday March 5, 2017; 10am to 3pm
Copetown & District Community Centre
1950 Govenor's Road (Just east of Hwy.52)
Displays of all Canadian SIG Groups
Operating prototype layouts, Slide & Photo collections
Canadian Model Manufacturer's Displays
Admission $6, Children under 12 free

Lakeshore Model Railroaders Flea Market
New Mississauga Location!
Sunday April 2nd, 2017
10am - 3:00pm
John Paul II Polish Cultural Centre
4300 Cawthra Road
Admission: Adults $7, Youth $3, Children under 6 Free
Plenty of free parking and MiWay Access
Contact: Steve McCoy 416-817-4015

Lindsay & District Model Railroaders
43rd Annual Model Railway Show
Saturday April 8 & Sunday April 9, 2017
Sat. 10am - 4pm, Sun. 10am - 4pm
Victoria Park Armoury, 210 Kent Street West
Admission $5, Age 6-12 $2, Under 6 Free
Contact: Wayne Lamb or Eric Potter

Let us know about your event! Drop us an e-mail at Credit Valley outlining date, time, location, fee and any other specific details. We will post it as soon as we can. We do however reserve the right to limit/edit/refuse posting.

Attention customers! Information listed has been obtained from a variety of sources. Changes, cancellations and errors are possible. Before traveling any distance, confirm details with contact listed.

Modeling Contest Results
Congratulations to Roy W. having the most votes from store visitors over the month.

House winner

See pictures of all the entries HERE

Great job by everyone who entered the contest.

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