Nestled in Largo, Florida between St. Petersburg and Clearwater, two of Florida’s vacation havens, lies an old fashioned model train store catering to enthusiast from across the country. The owner, Dave, began his passion for trains at age 5 with a Lionel Scout Set and the rest is 'history. He grew up running his own trains, taking them apart and putting them together. Then as an adult the hobby turned into garages full of trains, a home based repair business and then into AA Model Train Repair Shop. Dave then joined with Mike, and Skip who are experts in restorations and repairing, specializing in electronics and holding multiple model train certifications, to create what is now a sales and repair shop for 0 to Z scales trains. AA Model Train Repair is one of the leading companies in the industry for model train repairs and restoration service using the most advanced, up-to date technology for a range of services such as computer board repairs, troubleshooting and transformer repair of any size. The store also carries an extensive collection of postwar and repro parts to ensure a quick turnaround time for all your repairs. Our shop stocks o gauge prewar and postwar Lionel trains, modern trains from Lionel, MTH, American Flyer and several other brands; and HO/N gauge trains from Bachman, Broadway, Athearn, Kato, and much more. We also sell quality used trains on consignment. So if you’re looking for something unique or rare, AAMTR CAN SPECIAL ORDER ITEMS TO MEET YOUR NEEDS. AAMTR also provide low cost train appraisals and layout consultations.
The store features a 24x12 layout you don’t want to miss. Come by and see us, visit us on the web or check out our auction offerings. David or Mike will be glad to help you find just the right train for you, get your train back up and running or upgrade all the sounds and smells of the rail for your train. Let us share our passion with you whether you are a novice, enthusiasts or just wanting to relive the memories.