At HOTRAK we are a diverse group of people who share an interest in the world’s greatest hobby. Our 50-odd membership includes ages from under 15 to over 70 ranging from inexperienced to master of all hailing from Ottawa, Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. We are a welcoming club and encourage membership regardless of age or experience. You only need to want to have fun!

Our Goal

To be Ontario’s leading modular model railway club providing
exceptional enjoyment, member cohesiveness and club experience.

Our Purpose

To deliver quality operating sessions, promote member participation, socialization and learning. 

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Check out what is inolved in becoming a HOTRAK member by clicking the more information button below.

Sep 2024

Sept 2024 Layout

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Sep 2024 

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Operating Weekend Dates

This link opens a document which lists all the operating dates for 2023/2024. It is accessible only by HOTRAK members. These dates are also in the calendar below.


This link takes you to the layouts page where you can view all of our club layouts in chronological order or sorted by layout type or designer.

Executive Meeting Minutes

This link takes you to the communications page where you can view all of the Minutes arranged in chronological order.

Training Program

This link takes you to the orientation page where newcomers can access all of the required resources for their training program and review the overall process.

Membership List

This link takes you to the HOTRAK membership list (password protected).

Decoder List

This link takes you to the HOTRAK decoder list
(password protected)

Defect Log

This link takes you to the Defect Log


Click the button to visit the HOTRAK blog site to view all of the President’s messages (Accessible by all HOTRAK members)


Click the button to visit the Executive blog site to view the Executive discussions (Accessible only by the Executive)


This calendar shows the various events associated with HOTRAK over our operating season. You need to be a member to see the details. To see the entries you must register your non-gmail email address with Google calendar or have a gmail account.  The e-mail address you use must also be registered to this calendar with the club's deputy webmaster.  
You can also access this information directly from the resources page.

HOTRAK Overview

This video shows various aspects of the club from layout set up to running trains. 
Click the YouTube link at the bottom of the page (a little play button icon in the bottom right corner)
for more HOTRAK media.

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