New website coming soon!


The VancouverTraingang is on the move - well, at least the website is!

We're changing hosting providers and taking the opportunity to refresh our website at the same time.

Watch this space for more news....

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New gallery posted!


Images for the April show at the Burnaby Central Railway at Confederation Park (BCSME) have been posted - click the sample photo to go directly to the gallery!

covered hoppers
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TraiNgang Anniversary boxcar


The first of the 25th Anniversary cars are ready, and available now! For those of you who have not yet seen it, here's a sample view of one of the cars displayed at the AGM on 15 January 2012 ...

Anniversary boxcar

The balance of the cars should be available by the end of January.

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At TRAINS 2011, the Vancouver TraiNgang N-trak layout took second place in the layout category of the popular vote contest! Well done folks!

layout award

In addition to that, member Bob Berbeck also took second place in the Module section of the contest. Now d'ya s'pose that was because of the fishermen, or the trains...? Hmmm, on second thought - don't answer that!

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Great layout!


At the recent Mount Cheam Lions annual Model Train and Hobby Show, out in Chillwack, BC, the Salmon Arm Model Railroad Association won the People's Choice Award and the Best Club layout award for their beautiful HO layout - again!

This magnificent layout has a wealth of detail and must surely be one of the finest examples of the art in BC.

As a tribute the fine modellers of Salmon Arm, here are a few images of their work which demonstrate their care, skill and passion for the hobby.

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All Hallow's Eve...


It's that time of year again, boys and girls... Stay safe, and don't eat too much sugar!

Oh, and watch out for trains trundling through grave yards... it might be the... "GHOST" train!

ghost train
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