Who We Are
Welcome to The Credit Valley Railway Company Ltd.
Your 1st choice in Model Railway Supplies and Service!
The Credit Valley Railway Company is a family owned and operated business, established in 1993 in the historic village of Streetsville, Ontario, Canada. After 17 years, the business expanded to a new larger 'warehouse'
style location within minutes of our old location. We have more space for 3 operating layouts, in-store demonstrations/clinics, more product selection - specializing in all types of model trains and rail related items. We are easy to get to, just
off exit 333 from Highway 401/Winston Churchill Blvd., with lots of free parking and an accessible retail showroom.
Our mission is to provide you with the most informative and enjoyable
shopping experience, where all your unique model railroading needs will be met.
We will strive to bring you the best possible selection and service at the most
Complete Inventory On-Line, Updated in Real Time!
We stock over 35,000 items in our +5,000 square foot warehouse. We bring to you engines and rolling stock in all the major scales (HO, N, Z, On30, 027), as well as buildings, detail parts, accessories, decals and paints from all
the major manufacturers including Lionel, MTH, Scale Trains, Kato, Athearn/Genesis, Digitrax, ESU LokSound, Micro-Trains and Walthers just to name a few!
Visit us and experience first hand the joy of this timeless hobby. See our many operating layouts and collectibles from yester-year. Spend some time perusing our extensive selection of resource material, books and DVD's. Whether
it's on the phone or in person, our knowledgeable and experienced staff is always willing to answer your questions and give you the best possible advice on building the model railway you have always dreamed of owning.
Our quick Special Order Service allows us to order for you those hard to find items.
Our expanded shipping department allows quick, dependable mail order services across Canada and worldwide.
Our expanded warehouse allows room for manufacturer displays and for in-store clinics and how-to sessions.
Manufacturer showcases with new product announcement events are also scheduled.
We are an authorized repair centre for many name brands trains.
We can usually have a repair diagnosed to you within 48 hours, with a turn around time taking days or weeks, not months!
Talk to us about our frequent buyer Railmiles program and take advantage of significant savings! This also includes an invitation to our annual Open House each spring and pre-notification of all
in-store sales and special events through our eDispatcher email service.
We are proud of our staff and their commitment to providing you the best possible service and advice. We combine the best of full service shopping and the convenience of on-line ordering, delivering your order right to your door!
We are all model railroaders and we all use the products we sell. Whether its how to build a track to withstand a Canadian winter or the best way to strip the paint of a brass locomotive, there is always someone at The Credit
Valley Railway Company who has the answer!
Meet the members of The Credit Valley Railway Company team!
Bob Scott Co-Owner/Manager
Diane Hughes Co-Owner/Accounts
Peter Winterton Customer Service
Paul Taylor Store Manager
Here are some of the testimonials that have been sent to us by our customers:
Just to let you know...
"Steve we are over the moon and most of it down to you and all the help and advice you have given us. We can not repay your kindness and time spent with us answering dumb questions at times.
Thank heavens we found Credit Valley Railway Company and a great guy like yourself."
Stewart & Kate S.
By The Way...
"I found the soldering clinic well worth while. I learned a great deal. Roger did a great job!"
"I have been at this show (Trainfest, Milwaukee) for the weekend. I have to tell you that I saw nothing here that I haven't seen at your shop before and any special prices often were not competitive with
yours. Thanks for providing a premier store and world class service."
Intro To DCC
"Great clinic - cleared up a lot of questions."
Intro to DCC
"Paul did a great job! It was well worth the 4 hours from the class to the booklet. It will be a big help in the learning process."
"Great clinic, lots of ideas on how to make a realistic rock face and painting ideas."
Port Dover, Ontario
Clinics Are Great!
"Seeing truly is believing. I have attended both the air-brushing and Fast Tracks clinics. There is nothing better than sitting with the experts to get ahead of the learning curve. This is learning
at it's best!"
"I was going in blind! Found it very helpful and resourceful."
Holland Landing, Ontario
"Thank you for hosting a really great day. I have said it before, you have a great store - real destination location. You should be proud - of both your store and your staff - all are great
"I placed an order on Monday for two spools of Fine E-Z line. Just like to say that the order arrived safely today, no muss, no fuss, no bother. Thanks to your staff member who took my call, and to
CVRCO for being who and what you are. You'll be my first internet stop for other items I can use in my modelling hobby."
"Interesting seminar covering a good introduction to the subject. hands on part added greatly to the understanding."
Intro to Track Laying
"Excellent!! Very helpful."
"Excellent introduction (scenery) workshop. Makes it all seem possible."
"I'm glad I was here before I got too deeply into it myself, since I know I'd have gone down the wrong path and made an awful mess. Nicely done, now I'm not afraid of my airbrush!"
"I found the course very informative and it covered a lot of ground. Great for the novice airbrush users."
"Very good presentation! Now not afraid to try it out. Learned a lot! Thanks!"
"Clark did his usual great job!"
Into To DCC
"Time well spent! DCC explained in easy to understand terms."