Get your caboose to B.C.’s biggest train show next weekend

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The 37th annual Vancouver Train Expo will have over 100 scale miles of railway all in one building. Photo: Vancouver Train Expo/Facebook

All aboard! For the most fun on two rails, model train enthusiasts know there’s no place else you can choo-choo-choose to be in B.C. but at the annual Vancouver Train Expo.

Now in its 37th year, the popular gathering is B.C.’s biggest train show, and it’s pulling into the Forum at the PNE once again on the Remembrance Day long weekend.

Train Expo offers a great day out for families, hobbyists and train enthusiasts with a broad range of activities for everyone.

Kids will want to hop aboard the Thomas & Friends “run a train” railway, and everyone will love the numerous collectible and heritage model train set ups – there’s going to be a whopping 100-plus scale miles worth of railway all in one building.  Shoppers and collectors will love the Train Marketplace, too.

Vancouver Train Expo

When: Sat., Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: PNE Forum – 2901 E Hastings St., Vancouver
Cost: $6-12. Kids 6 and under free with an adult. Parking onsite for additional charge.

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Lindsay is the Managing Editor of Vancouver Is Awesome, and the co-host and co-producer of the Vancouver Is Awesome Podcast. A fifth generation Vancouverite and life-long foodie, Lindsay also serves as a judge for the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. Previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive, Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz, and Editor-in-Chief of LAist.com, in her past life in L.A. she earned an MA in English, attended culinary school, and was an English professor. Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: lindsay@vancouverisawesome.com // Twitter/Instagram: @squashblossom