Welcome to the Train Collectors Association (TCA) family of web sites!
TCA is one of the largest and most respected collecting societies in the world. We focus on toy trains -- the hobby of collecting and operating them, the fun of members buying, selling and discussing them, the study of their characteristics, and the history of their production. Our web sites are a wonderful toy train resource.
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New Website Changes and Member Passwords. Cutover expected on or around March 5.
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All the information a member needs about their membership, resources, division and chapter listings, conventions, meets, events, research materials, Train Collectors Quarterly Archives, latest TCA developments and more.
Also offers videos of the latest toy train manufacturers products and special features open only to members.
Hundreds of articles about toy trains written by TCA members. New issues quarterly; all old issues remain available and many are regularly updated.
Thorough documentation with extensive photos of many toy train subjects.
Enrolled members may post toy train items to buy, sell or trade with fellow members.
Non members may view listings but may not participate. Transactions are subject to TCA's standards.
Our search engine at the upper left should be helpful, but here are some common subjects: * means requires TCA Member Password
- What is TCA all about?
Brief History of TCA
- Why and how join TCA?
Benefits of Joining TCA
How to join
- What are TCA's major publications?
National Headquarters News*
Train Collectors Quarterly Archive*
TCA e-Train online magazine
- How can I find a local TCA group or event?
Find a Local TCA Division
Division Web Sites & Newsletters
Find Out About Local TCA Meets
TCA National Convention
The York Train Meet
Events at or sponsored by the Museum
- How can I contact TCA?
- See our Contact Information
- How do I visit the National Toy Train Museum?
All About the Museum
Museum Hours and Admission
See the Toy Train Museum Mobile Site
Learn About Museum Events
- Member Services?
Most Services are in tcamembers.org
Buy or Sell Toy Trains
(public may view, only members may participate)
Pay My Dues*
- Is there special information for kids and teens?
Learn About TCA Kids Club
Join the Kids Club
- I want to find information on toy trains.
Learn About Toy Trains
Visit or contact the TCA Library
Videos of New Toy Trains
Learn About TCA's Toy Train Standards
Read a Searchable Decade of Online Train Articles
Consult Train Collectors Quarterly Archive*
Appraise my train? Sorry, we can't but we can suggest sources.
Links to external sources of information.