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[Central Hobbies]
We're your Greater Vancouver one stop scale model train shop!
2825 Grandview Hwy, Vancouver, B.C., V5M 2E1, Canada - - - Phone 1-604-431-0771, Fax 1-604-431-9855
Orders Only 1-888-7TRAINS (1-888-787-2467)
Family Day, Monday February 17
Central Hobbies will be open short hours on Family Day, Monday February 17.
We will be open from 11Am to 3PM.
Show Season
Show season approaches.
Central Hobbies will be at many shows thsi year.
Western Rails
Central Hobbies will be at:
Western Rails on Sunday March 15, 2020 at Cameron Recreation Centre in Burnaby.
If there is anything you want brought to the show pleae let us know in advance.
Central Hobbies will be at:
Supertrain at the The Genesis (Wellness) Centre in Calgary, Alberta on Saturday April 18 and Sunday April 19, 2020.
If there is anything you want brought to the show please let us know by Wednesday, April 15th.
Nanaimo Show
Central Hobbies will be at:
The 36th Annual Vancouver Island Spring Model Railroad Show 2020 in Nanaimo at the Beban Park Recreation Centre on Sunday April 26,2020.
If there is anything you want brought to the show please let us know by Friday April 24, 2020.
In store SALE on various items.
Older MicroTrains 25% off.
Older Athearn and Atlas N-Scale items on sale.
2020 Trackside Guide
2020 Canadian Trackside Guide Canadian Trackside guide is announced for delivery mid March.
New 2020 Arrivals
After a long delay (Our fault) the 2020 
2020 Walthers Catalog Walthers Wish book has arrived,
As well the Central Hobbies 2020 
2020 Magnetic Calendar Magnetic Calendar has arrived.
Train Sets
Train Sets are for all year long, not just Christmas.
Central Hobbies stocks Train Sets all year round.
Some of what we have is stock is on our Train Sets Web Page.
RAPIDO Icons of Canadian Steam
 Icons of Canadian Steam
Rapido has announced a multi year series of Canadian Steam Locomotives. Details at: Rapido Trains Announcements Web Page and Rapido Locomotives - Hudsons
RAPIDO TRAINS Announcements
Due to the large number of Rapido trains Announcements we now have a separate Rapido Trains Announcements Web Page.
Parking is available at the West end of the building and behind the building. You may use spots 1 through 20.
If you do not want to drive in Vancouver traffic don't forget you can get here easily by Skytrain.

Directions to the Store - - Store Hours - - New to the Store
Product Announcements and Arrival Schedule - - Notes on E-Mailing Central Hobbies

A note on Pricing on our web pages - - Our name Sake Locomotive
See Store News for local and store news.
Quick Links: Z Scale, N Scale, Micro-Trains, HO Scale, S Scale, O Scale, MiniTrainS Logo , and other scales, Brass models, DVDs on railroad subjects, Greater Vancouver's largest selection of Model Railroad Magazines and Books on Railroad Subjects. NMRA DCC (NMRA Digital Command Control) - We carry DCC products from Digitrax, SoundTraxx , NCE (North Coast Engineering), ESU , TCS , Lenz , and others. Please drop by the store for product information or a Demo. Products from other DCC manufacturers can be ordered.
For The Beginning Model Railroader - - - - - - - - Mail Orders Welcome
Services We handle Estates, Consignment sales, Custom painting and locomotive detailing, DCC installations and other services.
We have several Max Jacquiard Prints in stock and can supply others.

See Products and Announcements for information on new and announced products.
The Events Schedule Page has information on coming Railroad and Model Railroading events.
See our Special Links page for links to other Web Sites of Interest.
Updated January 2, 2020 - Page and Contents Copyright Central Hobbies 2015 - 2020.
Member of International List of Scale Model Related Web Sites
Central Hobbies is open:
Monday to Thursday 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Closed most Sundays. Special Hours most Holidays