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CP TRACKS Magazine

CP TRACKS is published twice a year with one issue in March and another in September. Our latest issue (16-4), featuring CPR Hotels, was mailed March 26th, 2024.

March 30th, 2024 — News Release

Our first Anuual General Meeting (AGM) is delayed to May 14th, 2024. Details to follow soon.

June 13th, 2023 — News Release

On June 11th, 2023 the Canadian Pacific Historical Association (CPHA) officially became a registered Society in the Province of British Columbia.

These changes mean the CPHA has increased accountability to its members through annual elections of the Executive, stronger requirements for financial reporting, and the society can assume assets such as the CPHA Documents Library. The organization also now stands as a separate entity from its Executive members. "This is a great step in our evolution as we continue to grow as an organization and offer more to our membership" states Dave Love, CPHA Chair. "This effort was led by our Treasurer, Larry Sebelley, thanks to Larry for all his work getting us here."

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Check out our complete index of back issues in searchable PDF format. Volume discounts for back issue purchases are now available to CPHA members.

The Documents Library has now surpassed the 13,000 mark!

In addition to CP TRACKS magazine a dedicated team of CPHA members has been working hard to build a large online library of CPR documents. The library now includes over 13,000 documents, drawings and plans with many more to come. Visit the Documents Library.

The CPHA is in no way affiliated with the Canadian Pacific Railway nor its affiliates. No intent is made to endorse the CPR, nor to associate its logo or name with other companies.


Volunteers Wanted

New: We are looking for volunteers for our 2025 conference and convention to be held in Burlington, Ontario. If you're interested and would like to learn more, contact us at

We are looking to fill Regional Superintendents positions for Quebec and New England. You will work with the executive to disseminate information to local members and promote the CPHA at various public venues, such as train shows and conventions, as you deem appropriate. We are also looking for volunteers to help make our online Photo Library a reality. If you're interested and would like to learn more, contact us at