Do you know that for so many years now a lot of companies are manufacturing toy and model trains? Toy trains for little children as well as toy trains for serious collectors have been produced over the years. This just shows how much we, children and adults alike, love toy trains. One of the most known manufacturers of toy and model trains is Lionel trains. It has already produced a whole lot of toy and model trains since it began manufacturing in the early 1900’s. If you wish to buy one, Lionel store has a lot to offer. They also provide you with a lot of accessories that make your model trains look like the real world. Lionel train assistants are very willing to provide you with assistance that you need in choosing your personal choice of train among a wide variety of trains they are offering.

Another toy train manufacturer is the MTH Company. This company is most famous for being able to lower model train prices for their own originally designed MTH model trains. This company, at one time subcontractor for the Lionel Company, also added sound and movement technologies to model trains. This company is also one of the leaders in manufacturing model trains using the O type model. Aside from that, they also add extra dimensions to the collection and operation of train systems by manufacturing subway and trolley cars.

Another major company in manufacturing model trains is a German company named LGB model trains. This company is famous in producing large scale model trains that are based on widely known rail lines in Europe. What makes them more famous are their 1/22 gauge models. The LGB is also known to have manufactured model trains that are based on American railroads, and most of all, their model train sets that have themes such as Disney and Peanuts, which we all love so much.

There are also many types and gauges of model trains manufactured by the Bachmann company, another major manufacturer of model trains. Under license from Union Pacific Railroad, Bachmann offers Digital Command Control systems that operate their model trains. They also offer individual cars as well as collector sets for sale.

So, that’s it. Because of our love of trains, these companies exist for a long period of time now. The next time you want to buy a toy train for your son or start collecting for yourself, you can choose to have it from a lot of leading companies that manufacture high-quality trains. And for your convenience and ease, you can easily look at a wide variety of available sets and individual cars over the internet. Or if you want, you can go to your favorite local hobby store and choose the toy train of your personal choice of preference. There are also available accessories and upgrades that you can choose from to make it more fun to you.

Author's Bio: 

I am a small model train collector from the UK, a great video about collecting model trains can be found here: