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Invitation for New Members

Whether you are an Big Train collector, dealer, modeler, fan or just a G-scale lover, you are invited to join the Big Train Operator Club. Inc. (formerly called the LGB Model Railroad Club or LGBMRRC) The club is a group of enthusiasts, hobbyists, and collectors who devote much of their time and energy to Large-Scale trains. The club was founded in 1978 and now has members throughout the United States and in several countries.

You will receive the following: 

Membership card and certificate.

Each new member receives a Certificate of Membership, suitable for framing, and an official membership card.

The Big Train Operator Magazine.

Published quarterly, the Big Train Operator keeps members informed of new products, local club news, and articles of interest to large-scale railroaders... plus additional information regarding the club and it's activities.

Beautiful Annual Calendar.

A full-color calendar that features members large-scale trains and layouts.

Monthly Prize Drawing

Current members are automatically entered in a monthly drawing for great prizes that have been generously donated by our sponsors.

Limited Edition Car

Periodically the Club offers a limited edition car available to members only. Only the number of cars ordered are produced - therefore creating both a distinctive membership bonus and a highly collectable car as well.

Annual Get-together

Once a year, club members gather for an annual family oriented and fun meet which provides an opportunity to operate trains, buy and sell trains and accessories, and meet other club members. The meeting site is held in a different location each year, affording an opportunity for all members to attend the convention at some time or other. 

Annual dues are $50 per year.

For non-US residents, $60 per year in US funds.

 

Sign-up Online

New sign-ups use the online form below
Current members click here to renew

Sign up via Mail

Download the form HERE

Big Train Operator Club Membership Application 

The Big Train Operator Club will not sell, share or otherwise provide any personal information to any entity or organization for any reason.

Membership Chairperson: David Snow  

Welcome Aboard

1-year BTO Club membership, USA

1-year BTO Club membership, International

How did you hear about the BTO Club?
During checkout, type "new" in member number box
Annual dues of $50 includes $40 for a 1-yr subscription 
to the Big Train Operator Magazine.

 



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