2018 TSGThe 2018 edition of the Canadian Trackside Guide® is the Bytown Railway Society’s 36th edition – contains 744 updated and expanded 5½” x 8½” pages current to February 11, 2018.

Edited by Earl Roberts & David Stremes

5½” x 8½”, Soft cover, 736 pages

  • Locomotives of CN, CPR, VIA, plus Regionals and Industrials 
  • Preserved equipment
  • Passenger cars
  • Urban rail transit
  • Cabooses
  • Non-revenue equipment
  • Radio frequencies
  • Passenger train schedules
  • Freight train numbers
  • Railway reporting marks
  • Detailed divisional maps and subdivision listings for all Canadian railways and their U.S. components, including station names,  mileposts, detectors. siding lengths, locations of cross-overs, wyes and more
  • Maps of major cities detailing rail lines

The only comprehensive guide to Canadian railways, including US based operations.

If you are curious about the content of this publication, we have sample content from representative sections of the 2015 edition available in PDF for viewing here: Trackside Guide Sample Content

Please visit our Canadian Trackside Guide page to order your copy.

2018 CalendarDiesel Power the new era begins

2018 Calendar of Canadian Railways in the Early Diesel Years. The Photographs of James A. Brown

Featuring diesel locomotives that appeared on Canadian rails in the 1950s and 60s at the end of the steam era. All photos from the lens of talented railway photographer, James A. Brown.

Now Available. Only 200 copies available order yours soon!

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