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The Train Collectors Association is one of the world's largest and most prestigious collecting societies.

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NTTM tower.The Train Collectors Association functions with a Board of Directors and other officers and employees. It is governed by its Articles of Incorporation and two major documents -- a set of Bylaws and its Rules and Regulations.

The Bylaws are the rules for the government of its members and the regulation of its affairs. The Rules and Regulations provide detailed procedures and requirements for implementing these rules, including a Code of Conduct.

To read the complete documents click on the appropriate link below.

Also, see TCA Standards regarding the grading of materials.

The TCA Strategic Plan is another guiding document.

For information on planning a national convention, read the Convention Guidelines Book.

Membership complaint procedures may be viewed in the Members Only section.

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Train Collectors Association Mission Statement:
"To develop an appreciation of and to preserve an important segment of history - Tinplate Toy Trains - through research, education, community outreach, fellowship, establishment of collecting standards, and to promote the growth and enjoyment of collecting and operating toy, model and scale trains."
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