Frequently asked questions for Classic Toy Trains readers:
Q: I love toy trains but haven’t played with them in years. How do I get started?
A: Welcome back! Toy trains are fun and a great way to relive good memories and create new ones. We recommend you start with our Beginners section. You’ll find articles here that answer many basic questions and hopefully get you reacquainted with the hobby. Also learn about key topics by signing up for our Beginners’ email series.
Q: How much are my old toy trains worth?
A: There’s many questions to consider, from condition to rarity and whether you still have the original packaging. Start with this article on toy train pricing. Unfortunately Classic Toy Trains staff cannot assess a train or accessory’s value or condition for you.
Q: Do you have information on specific toy trains that I have in my collection?
A: We have hundreds of articles and dozens of videos, so there’s a good chance we have information on pieces in your collection. But not necessarily everything. Please take a look at the Collectors’ Showcase of videos for in-depth information on specific pieces.