| 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)
| BC DAY 2021
CENTRAL HOBBIES will be closed BC Day, Monday August 2, 2021.
Enjoy your Holiday.
| COVID 19
As of July 1, 2021, with the improving Covid situation
Central Hobbies is open.
The door is open. We will lock it when we feel that we have too many people in the store.
As per Provincial Guidelines:
If you are full vaccinated, a mask is not required.
If you have only had one shot, a mask is required.
If you have not had any shots, a mask is required, and why haven't you had your shots?
You can phone in an order (604-431-0771) or E-Mail an Order (email@example.com) for pickup at the door.
We prefer payment by Debit or Credit but will accept cash.
Mail orders always welcome.
We are running short hours, closing at 5 PM Monday to Saturday. We expect to keep these hours for the foreseeable future.
| Steamscenes 2022 Calendars
The 2022 Steamscenes Calendars have arrived
All are $ 16.95 Cdn$.
- CANADIAN TRAINS Through the Years,
- UNION PACIFIC Then and Now,
- BNSF & Its Heritage, - going fast.
- SEASONS OF STEAM on Britain's Railways,
Nils Huxtable's NARROW GAUGE Memories Sold out,
- The 'Friendly' SOUTHERN PACIFIC,
- Nils Huxtable's PASSING TRAINS,
- and Nils Huxtable's WORLD OF STEAM.
| 2021 Canadian Trackside Guide
The 2021 Canadian Trackside Guide is in the store now. Price is $ 28.95.
| 2021 Shows |
All local 2021 shows have cancelled. We do not expect to be attending any shows in 2021.
We are slowly receving a large collection of several scales (#1, G, HO, HOe and N)
and many manufacturers (LenzO, Marklin, LGB, Pola, Preiser, Bemo, Roco, Kato, Brawa, KM1 and many others).
The collection web pages are updated daily with new items.
| 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.
Due to the large number of Rapido trains Announcements we now have a separate Rapido Trains Announcements Web
| 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
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.
and other scales,
DVDs on railroad subjects,
Greater Vancouver's largest selection of Model Railroad
Magazines and Books
on Railroad Subjects.
DCC (NMRA Digital Command Control) - We carry DCC
products from Digitrax,
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
- - - - - - - - Mail Orders
We handle Estates, Consignment sales,
Custom painting and locomotive detailing, DCC installations and other
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 July 14, 2021 - Page and Contents Copyright Central Hobbies 2015 - 2021.
Hobbies is open: |
|Monday to Thursday
||11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
||11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
||10:30 AM to 5:00 PM
most Sundays. Special Hours most Holidays