The Canadian Railroad Historical Association is a volunteer non-profit charitable organization, founded in 1932 and incorporated in 1941.
Its aims are the preservation and dissemination of information concerning railway heritage in Canada as well as the acquisition of artefacts and archival material that depict the historical or technological development of Canada's railways.
About CANADIAN RAILROAD HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
The CRHA is the most senior railway enthusiast in Canada organization devoted to preserving and interpreting Canada’s railway heritage, which its founders and members have safeguarded from coast to coast.
Today, Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum, owned and operated by the CRHA figures among the most important railway museums in the world.
Exporail’s Archive Centre—recognized by the Province of Quebec as an Accredited Private Archive Service in 2008—is testimony to the work accomplished by the CRHA’s volunteers and the Association’s interest in sharing this work with the general public and researchers alike.
Today, the Canadian Railroad Historical Association (CRHA) remains a non-profit volunteer organization that counts close to 1,000 members and eleven Divisions throughout Canada.