The Bytown Railway Society is pleased to announce our new Board of Directors, voted for at our AGM January 15th, 2019. This announcement has been updated to reflect the officer positions, as follows:

  • Charls GENDRON - President

  • Doug WILSON - Vice President

  • Dave STREMES - Treasurer

  • Den JAKUPI - Secretary

  • Paul BOWN

  • Jack LOUCKS

  • Dave TAYLOR



2019 TSG

Accepting Orders. Shipping Mid-March

The 2019 edition of the Canadian Trackside Guide® is the Bytown Railway Society’s 37th edition – contains 744 updated and expanded 5½” x 8½” pages current to February 1, 2019.

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.

Example of Timetable

April 2018 - All our publications have reduced prices

We are drastically reducing our prices due to the imminent loss of our storage facility, and as such we desperately need to remove our remaining stock.

The current publication listing is available at the link below.

Current Publication Listing

Upcoming Events

Sat Feb 16 @12:00AM
Northern Ontario Winter Rails Travel Package
Sun Feb 17 @12:00AM
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Program Night - Ottawa Region's Railways of the past, on Video
Tue Apr 02 @ 7:30PM - 09:30PM
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