I try to support various railway-related organizations, either through money, time or exposure, to help them on their missions to preserve and promote railway history. Here are a few that I support. I hope you will consider supporting them. If you have your own favourite museum or organization, please promote them in the comments.
The Bytown Railway Society
The BRS is the publisher of Branchline magazine, the Canadian Trackside Guide, and much more. They also own and restore several pieces of railway equipment at the Canadian Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa. DONATE
Transport Action Canada
TAC is Canada’s leading citizen transportation advocacy group, representing the interests of users of public transport in Canada. I am a director on the national board. They have several regional groups, including Transport Action Atlantic that I was a member of for many years. DONATE
Center for Railroad Photography & Art
The CRP&A’s mission is to preserve and present significant images of railroading. They are doing excellent work archiving and sharing important collections, and they produce a fantastic quarterly magazine, Railroad Heritage. JOIN
Prairie Dog Central Railway
Winnipeg’s PDC operates a steam-hauled passenger train with century-old coaches. They are a first-class organization dedicated to preserving and sharing railway history through their trains. CONTACT
VIA Historical Association
The VHA is working to assemble and preserve a representative collection of VIA Rail cars and locomotives. They own the Edmundston and a few RDCs and are actively working to acquire more pieces. I maintain their web site and social media accounts. DONATE
Revelstoke Railway Museum
The railway museum in Revelstoke, BC is an excellent, focused museum and worthy of your support. DONATE
Railway Museum of British Columbia
The West Coast Railway Association operates a first class museum in Squamish, BC where they restore and exhibit numerous locomotives and rail cars. I hope to visit it someday! DONATE
Halton County Radial Railway
The HCRR is a full-size operating electric railway and museum. They are Ontario’s first and largest electric railway museum. DONATE
Please leave a comment with other Canadian railway associations that you support!
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Happy New Year and greetings from the EAST – We appreciate all that you do to inform us of whats up in the WEST ! – We in New Brunswick are doing fine with a small group of us old timers – trying to preserve what we have –
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