Where can I buy trains?

The following is a list compiled from contributions by others. I'm not responsible for the content or comments.

If you do find errors, or have a different experience, please feel free to contact me to correct or update

In addition here is a site compiled by Thomas Witt () that has a list and also a map:  http://bigtrainfix.herokuapp.com/

Alabama

Alaska
 
Arizona

Arkansas
 
California
Colorado
 
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
  • East Orlando - Ray's Garden Railroad - 904-854-2799 - Rob's Hobby World, 8602 SW State Road 200, Ocala, FL 32674
  • Orlando - Colonial Photo and Hobby - http://www.cphfun.com/
  • Pinellas Park - H&R Trains - http://www.hrtrains.com
  • Orlando The Hobby Spot - 6013 E Colonial Dr Orlando, FL 32807
Georgia
  • Buford - Trainmasters,601 East Main St Buford, Ga,678-546-3600
  • Lawrenceville - Legacy Station, 251 -f Hurricane Shoals Rd., Lawrenceville, Ga 
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
  • Albion - RLD Hobbies - 877-753-4629http://rldhobbies.com/332 Industrial Drive Albion, IL 62806, all large scale, wide selection, great customer service.
  • Bloomington - Hobbyland - http://hobbylandfunstore.com/
  • Cartersville - The Pizza & Pasta Express and Train Shop, Cartersville, IL
  • Itasca -- America's Best Trains
  • Woodstock - St Aubin Trains
Indiana
  • Watts Train Shop - 9180 Hunt Club Road, Zionsville, IN
Iowa
  •  Ankeny - Kidman Tree Farm
  • Cedar Rapids - Box Karr Hobbies
Kansas
  • Wichita - Garden Railway Gizmos - 1425 N Broadway, Wichita, KS - (316) 262-4300 / (877) 262-4301 - Sells New and on-Consignment G Scale, acessories and train-related toys http://gardenrailwaygizmos.com/index.html
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
  • Annapolis - Star Hobbies
  • Bel Air - HobbyWorks - http://www.hobbyworks.com/default.cfm/Content/Stores/hs/rc
  • Cockeysville - M.B.Klien - http://www.modeltrainstuff.com/
  • Forest Hill - Forest Hill Station 
  • Fredrick - HobbyTown - http://www.htufrederickmd.com/
  • Sykesville- The Moose Caboose -http://www.themoosecaboose.com/
Massachusetts
  • Duxbury - Duxbury Green
  • Hanson - The Brass Caboose
     
  • Malden - Charles Ro Supply Co.
  • Orleans - Snows Home & Garden
  • Piano Works - Sandwich
  • Rockland  - Bill's Friendly Train Shoppe
  • Upton - Train-Li (No retail location but people do pickup at his location.)
  • Wareham - Hogie's Hobbies - 3103 Cranberry Hwy, Wareham, MA 02571  (Mainly on consignment.)
  • West Springfield  - Pioneer Valley Hobbies 
  • Worcester - The train Place
Michigan
  • Bridgeport - Jct Valley Hobby Shop
  • Erie - Jackie's Trains - (5 miles from Toledo, Ohio)
  • Flint - Riders - http://www.riders.com/
  • Livonia - Merri-Seven Trains - 19155 Merriman Rd, Livonia, MI 48152 - (248) 477-0550
Minnesota
  • Buffalo - Onlytrains/Carerra slots - 308 B Brighton Avenue Buffalo, Minnesota 55313 - primarily mail order, but you can visit. http://www.onlytrains.com/
  • Duluth -Carr's Hobby in Duluth
  • Little Canada - Hub Hobby
  • Richfield - Hub Hobby
  • Saginaw - Brasseur Electric Trains - http://www.traindoctor.com/
  • St. Paul - Scale Model Supply
Missouri
Montana
  • Bozeman - Mr Choo Choo Bozeman, MT (They don't stock much but will special order)
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
  • Albuquerque - Trains West
New York
  • Brooklyn - Train World - 751 MCDONALD AVE. Brooklyn NY  11218 - 1-800-541-7010- 718-436-7072
  • Cheektowaga (Buffalo) - Niagara Hobby & Craft Mart in Cheektowaga NY - some large scale trains and some hobby supplies but is rapidly becoming more & more of a toy store
  • Horseheads - Lantz's Hobby shop (Wholesale Trains), Horseheads NY (Elmira area) A good share of the business is not in stocked trains and supplies but in drop shipping through the website.
  • Hurley - Hurley Country Store,  Hurley NY 845-338-4843
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
  • Lancaster - Smoke Stack Hobby Shop in Lancaster, OH. OK selection of large scale amongst other scales. One of the few "old timey" train shops left.Newark - G Scale Junction, Newark (Granville)
  • Newark - G Scale Junction,  Newark
  • West Chester - EnterTRAINment Junction - http://www.entertrainmentjunction.com/

 

Oklahoma
Oregon
  • Beaverton - Tammie's Hobbies,503-644-4535,12024 SW Canyon Rd Beaverton, OR 97005 Great Customer Service and flexible on pricing as much as they can be.
Pennsylvania
  • Broomall - Nicholas Smith Trains
  • Dubois - Fishel's Hobby Shop in DuBois, Pa. - not nearly as much as they used to carry, msrp+ on many items.... but still lots of diecast cars
  • Greensburg  - Brady's Train Outlet in Greensburg - mostly O and HO, a lot of the LS is upscale stuff. http://www.bradystrainsoutlet.com/
  • Hermitage - Kraynak's Garden Center in Hermitage, Pa. - darn good selection, not so good prices, plus lots of toys and plants. http://www.kraynaks.com/
  • Indiana  - Whirlwind Toys in Indiana Pa - not a whole lot, but do have some buildings and sets. OK pricing. 
  • Nanticoke - Warrior Run Loco Works, 32 S. Market St, Nanticoke PA, 570-735-5570 - http://www.w arriorrunlocoworks.com
  • Pittsburgh - Brentwood Station, Pittsburgh
  • Wilkes-Barre - Walter's Hardware, Wilkes-Barre
 Rhode Island
  • Warwick - Grandma's House and Grandpa's Train Depot. 1415 Warwick Ave. Warwick, Rhode Island 02888. Phone: (401) 463-7803. Fax: (401) 463-7824
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
  • Porter - (Houston) Mikes Hobby Shop 21768 Knox Dr Porter TX 281-354-7240. Store front with very large G scale inventory including NIB discontinued items. http://www.mikes-hobbyshop.com
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
  • Belluvue - Inside Gateway,  Belluvue, Wa
  • Kirkland - Eastside Trains, Kirkland, Wa. Nice inventory of Large Scale. http://www.eastsidetrains.com/
  • Seattle - Seattle Train Center Seattle (Interbay), Wa
  • Spokane - Sunset Junction, Spokane, Wa (Not much selection)
West Virginia
Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee/Butler - Sommerfeld Trains 
  • Green Bay - Engine House Services
Wyoming

CANADA
 
 
Alberta
   British Columbia
 
Manitoba
New Brunswick
Newfoundland
Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia
 
Nunavut
Ontario
  • Alliston - Hockley Valley Railroad, all scales but a large G-scale selection http://www.hvrr.ca/
  • Dundas - Dundas Valley Hobby
  • Goderich - Machan's Home Hardware
  • Port Hope - The Doll House and Train Emporium
  • Puslinch - Winona Garden Railway, exclusively G-Scale http://www.wgrr.ca/
  • Streetsville - Credit Valley Railroad, all scales, some G-Scale http://www.cvrco.com/
  • Toronto - George's Trains, all scales, fair amount of G-Scale, http://www.georgestrains.com/
  • Toronto - John's Hobby, general Hobby shop, carries a fair amount of G-Scale http://www.johnshobbies.ca/main/
  • St. Catherines - Niagara Central Hobbies
Prince Edward Island
Quebec
  • Montreal - Max Trains, G-Scale only, but is not very large, 4058 Monselet, MontrĂ©al-Nord, QC H1H 2C5 Tel: 514-322-8626 
  • Montreal - Udisco Ltd., huge wholesaler of hobby items including some G-Scale, Pricing is at MSRP https://www.udisco.com/index.php
Saskatchewan
Yukon
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