Important Notice

To find information about the COVID-19 virus, visit the Public Health Agency of Canada's website.

We are working hard to update the information for first priority services in our database. To find a list of resources with confirmed COVID-19 related closures or notices, click here.

Bytown Railway Society

Site: Ottawa - Mailing Address

Alternate Name OCR
Legal Name Bytown Railway Society, Inc.
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa (City of)
Mailing Address PO Box 47076 
Ottawa, ON K1B 5P9
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service) Heritage railway society * volunteer organization * facilitates, aids and promotes an interest in Canadian railway history and other related transportation and communications media * owns, preserves, acquires, maintains and restores artifacts or relics relating to the history of railways and other related transportation and communication media * assists companion organizations in any of these
Hours There are no office hours * first Tuesday of the month 7:30 pm, Sep-Jun, Canada Science and Technology Museum
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) and up 
Membership required * individuals 14 years and older * volunteer application required for Canada Science and Technology Museum if member wishes to assist with railway equipment restoration work
Application Call to make an appointment * visit the website for more information
Languages English
Fees Membership - $30 (2020)
Service Categories Historic Preservation ; Historical Societies
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-745-1201
Fax Call first 613-745-1201
Social Media Blogger Facebook Flickr LinkedIn Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Jack Loucks, Director and Webmaster; Phone: 613-832-0492; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Paul Bown, Volunteer Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Charls Gendron, President
Alternate Executive Doug Wilson
Other Details
Established 1969
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118822261 RR0001 ; Foundation - Ottawa Community Foundation ; Sale of Goods
Elections The Board of Directors is elected for 2 year terms
Print Material Monthly newsletter * Publications
Resources Website
Accreditation No

Please Note: Every effort is made to ensure that the information in this database is accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive. The Community Information Centre of Ottawa (CIC) cannot assume liability resulting from errors or omissions. Inclusion of a programme or service does not imply endorsement, nor does omission reflect on the contribution that an organization makes in a community. The reader should verify the information before acting on it.

This Site is linked to other websites that are not under the control of and are not maintained by the Community Information Centre of Ottawa (CIC). The CIC is not responsible for the content of those websites. The CIC is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link to such websites does not imply endorsement by the CIC of those websites. Anyone linking to this site must comply with these Terms and all applicable laws.