Model Train Store in Portland, OR

Whistle Stop Trains is the Northwest’s premier destination for model train hobbyists and enthusiasts! Our selection of toy trains and model train sets is one of the best in Portland, Gresham, Milwaukie, and Happy Valley, OR, bringing you a tremendous selection of locomotives and rolling stock in both plastic and brass model train layouts, as well as structure kits. With respected brand names in our inventory and a wealth of firsthand expertise behind us, we’re ready to help you explore your love of model trains to the fullest.

The Pacific Northwest’s Premier Model Train Hobby Shop

The model train community is one filled with passion and pride. At Whistle Stop Trains, we should know—we’ve been a part of it for decades! In 1973, we opened our model train store in Portland, OR to meet other enthusiasts like ourselves and help them find the products they were looking for to take their hobby to the next level. Today, we’re still standing by that mission and we’ve grown to become one of the most respected hobby shops and model train destinations in the region! We take immense pride in bringing our customers the best in brand-name model train kits, supplies and models—including options in HO-scale, Lionel, MTH O and N-scale varieties.

Not only does our immense selection of toy trains in Portland, OR set us apart from other hobby shops or online dealers, our friendly experts keep customers coming back. We welcome hobbyists of all calibers—whether you’ve been collecting and building for years or you’re just getting started. We love to answer any questions you might have and can direct you to the items you’re looking for with ease. And, if we don’t have it, we can even help you find it! We’ll ship anywhere, too. Plus, if you have models that need repairs or expert attention, we welcome that at our shop, providing repairs in-house to restore your investment to its highest caliber. Visit us today and experience our shop for yourself!

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  • We’re proud to be members of the National Model Railroad Association (NMRA).
  • We’re a family-owned and –operated establishment, taking immense pride in helping people explore their hobby to the fullest!
  • We stock HO-scale, Lionel, MTH-, O- and N-scale model trains!
    • HO-scale models include Walthers, Athearn, Atlas, Woodland Scenics and Bachmann.
    • N-scale products come from manufacturers like Atlas, Athearn N Scale, Micro-Trains and Kato.
  • We can provide repairs for your toy trains, as well as program and install Digital Command Control (DCC) systems.


  • Discover Your Passion for Locomotion

    Whether you’ve been building model trains for years or are just getting into the hobby, Whistle Stop Trains welcomes you! Stop into our model train store today and browse our immense selection of quality items.

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