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One of the great train stores in the south.
You just got to see it.

Tom's Train Station
The Shops at South Hills
1239 Buck Jones Road
Raleigh, NC 27606

Phone: 919-388-7246   Fax: 919-388-8611

Store Hours
Monday–Friday: 10am–6pm; Saturday: 10am–5pm
Closed Sunday & Holidays

Welcome to North Carolina

World's Greatest Hobby

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Special Notice

After 18 years at South Hills, Tom Staley and Naomi Jean Bernheim are retiring.

Tom's Train Station will close its doors permanently on July 1, 2014

Retirement selling of merchandise in the store is underway at various discount levels as follows:

All trains, except G scale locomotives & rolling stock


G scale locomotives & rolling stock


Wooden Trains & Toys


Gifts, except Cards and Lazart Wall Hangings




Lazart Wall Hangings


No discount on Special Order items

All sales will be final. Items "as is." No returns.

Tom and Jean would like to sincerely thank all our valued customers who have shopped with us over the past 18 years. You are the reason for our success.

Note: Outstanding Gift Certificates must be redeemed no later than May 31, 2014.

Items currently on "Special Order" will still be received.

Club discounts replaced by current retirement sale discounts.

The Roundhouse & Backshop will also close permenently on July 1, 2014
Click here for more information.


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Sunburst Studio

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Atlas O 80-Watt transformers are in stock.

New shipment of Thomas the Tank Engine books received.

Testor's has discountinued manufacture of Floquil and PollyScale paints. Tom's Train Station obtained significant quantities of most Floquil and PollyScale colors immediately following the announcement. Call for your Floquil and PollyScale needs.

Sunburst Studio Retirement Sale   Click here for information on the Sunburst Studio Retirement Sales. Gifts for the home/garden at 50% to 70% off. Some exceptions.

Tom's Train Station is a full service supplier exclusively to the World's Greatest Hobby — Model Railroading — in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina.

We stock products for all scales (Z, N, HO, O and G scale) — locomotives, rolling stock, track, buildings, scenicking and scratch-building supplies, parts, power supplies and Digital Command Control.

Tom's Train Station deals with major distributors like Horizon Hobby, Walthers and several others, and also direct with manufacturers such as LGB, Digitrax, Micro-Trains, Atlas O, and others.

We are the largest volume dealer of Thomas the Tank Engine and other wooden trains in North Carolina.

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Last updated: Monday April 14, 2014


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