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Voice: 727-526-4682
Fax: 727-526-3439

Toll free order line 877-437-3386

E-mail: hrtrains@hrtrains.com

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Location:

6901 US HWY 19 North
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

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H&R Trains owners Alice and Don Morris are pictured at the right in our Marklin department. They would love to meet you here in our Pinellas Park, FL store.

H&R had a very humble beginning in a corner of the McCrorys five and dime in Gateway Mall in North East St. Petersburg. Alice sold all her stock so quickly that the store manager loaned her $1000.00 on his credit card so she could buy more stock.

H&R Trains is located on the central west coast of Florida in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area. We are on an acre of land at the corner of US Highway 19 North and Haines Road in Pinellas Park, Florida. We are easily accessible from all Florida west coast locations. Just 15 minutes from the Tampa airport, 15 minutes from downtown St. Petersburg, and only one hour west of Walt Disney World.

Driving directions from Florida east coast or central Florida locations. Take Interstate (4) west bound from Daytona Beach, Orlando, or Lakeland area.Upon reaching Tampa join Interstate (275) west bound towards St. Petersburg. After crossing Tampa Bay on the long bridge watch for (Gandy Blvd). Exit towards Pinellas Park westbound on Gandy Blvd. Go about one mile and exit Gandy Blvd from the right lane at U.S. Highway 19, just before the overpass. Turn left under the overpass (Southbound) onto U.S. Highway 19. Turn left at the next traffic light, (70 th. Ave. N.). Go to the stop sign and turn right on (34th. St. N.) We are about 200 ft. ahead on the right . You will be entering our parking lot at the rear of our store.

Driving directions from south Florida locations. From Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, take Interstate (75) west across Alligator Alley, and north from Naples, Ft. Myers, Venice, Sarasota and Bradenton. After passing Bradenton watch for Interstate (275) towards St. Petersburg. Join Interstate (275) and continue over the Sunshine Skyway Bridge to St. Petersburg. After passing downtown St. Petersburg, and the Tropicana Field Baseball Dome, watch for 54th Ave. N and exit westbound on 54th Ave. N., go to the second traffic light , or the first trafic light past the interstate and turn right on Haines Rd. After passing two traffic lights at 28th. St., and 62nd. Av. N., we are on the right about one half mile past 62nd. Ave. just before Haines Rd. joins U.S. Highway 19

Driving directions from north Florida locations:

From Jacksonville go west on Interstate (!0) to Interstate (75) and go south.

From Pensacola and Tallahassee, go east on Interstate (10) to Interstate (75) and go south.

From Interstate (10) go south on Interstate (75). Just North of Tampa join Interstate (275) South for Tampa and St. Petersburg. After crossing Tampa Bay on the long bridge watch for (Gandy Blvd.). Exit towards Pinellas Park westbound on Gandy Blvd, go about one mile and exit Gandy Blvd from the right lane at U.S. Highway 19. Upon reaching U.S. 19 at the bottom of the off ramp, Turn left under the overpass (southbound) onto U.S. Highway 19. Turn left at the next traffic light, 70th. Ave. N., go to the stop sign and turn right on 34th. St. N. We are about 200 ft. ahead on the right . You will be entering our parking lot at the rear of our store.

25 reasons why you can buy
with confidence at H&R Trains

About us
H&R Trains is located on the central west coast of Florida in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area. It sits on an acre of land at the corner of U.S. Highway 19 North and Haines Road in Pinellas Park, Florida.

H&R Trains is more of a model railroad complex than just a store. It consists of an outdoor garden railroad and several buildings with over 10,000 sq. feet of floor space dedicated entirely to trains. We offer a full range of services that most stores can only dream about, and we carry most major brands in all gauges.

Directly behind our sales counter there is a large picture window which overlooks our Chester Holley research library and learning center. The library has a DVD's and video tapes on both prototype and model railroad subjects. It includes research books and magazines from 1939 to the present. The library is also equipped with a computer design station where you can design your model railroad with computer software such as "Right Track", and "RR Track."

The learning center is a place where classes are held on a wide range of model railroad subjects. It is also used for club meetings, birthday parties, the Little Engineers Club, or as a place to just relax with a book from the library.

We service what we sell, and our full time service personnel can be seen in our Engine and Car Shops through the large window at the east end of the retail store. The shop is equipped with the latest state of the art equipment to handle almost any type of installation or repair. We are an authorized service center for Lionel, LGB, and Marklin, and we service most all major brands.

Our customers come from all over the world, and we realize that not everyone can get to our store during our regular store hours. We offer two special services just for those customers. First is our H&R Personal Shopper. If you can't get to the store for any reason we will do your shopping for you. The second special service is our H&R VIP Shopper. If you can't get to the store during the hours we are normally open we will open for you, 24 hours a day.

We also offer a Gift Registry for Special Occasions, Holidays, Birthdays, Weddings, Awards, Retirement Gifts. Or what ever the occasion might be.

The store has several operating layouts including a digital "HO" and "O"gauge two large scale or "G" Gauge layouts an "N" Gauge layout and an outside garden railroad with over 535 feet of track. The outdoor railroad operates every Saturday and Sunday, year round, from 11AM to 4PM, rain or shine. We encourage our customers to get hands on experience with the garden railroad, and even issue an Engineers Card to any youngsters who help run the railroad.

The outdoor railroad has become a proving ground for many of the large scale products we sell in the store. Many manufacturers have sent us items to test on our layout, and some have made improvements to their products as a result of our findings.

Order Information

To place an order you may phone or fax us at the phone numbers below or use our toll free order line or E-Mail.

Phone: 727-526-4682
Fax: 727-526-3439

Toll free order line 877-437-3386

hrtrains@hrtrains.com


H&R Trains Return Policy

Exchanges must be made within 30 days with a copy of your receipt. No cash refunds. Full credit for other store merchandise cheerfully given. All refunds may be subject to a 15% restocking fee. Merchandise returned damaged or with damaged packaging will be evaluated at time of return. No refunds on used items. No refunds on special orders. No refunds on computer software or video items.

H&R Trains five year peace of mind performance testing

Every Locomotive, and every power supply will be performance tested at the time of sale and before it is shipped to assure that it runs according to the specifications provided by the manufacturer. H&R Trains Engine and Car Shops will test, without charge, the performance of your locomotive and power supply once each year for five years from the date of purchase. This Free service is included with the equipment you purchased from H&R Trains to assure your continued enjoyment and peace of mind. Call for an appointment..

We thank you for your purchase and your confidence. At H&R Trains you will find courteous, knowledgeable personnel in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. For more than a third of a centry (38 years) we have carefully evaluated products and manufacturers. We offer to you only those items that meet our high standards of quality, performance and dependability. Our goal is to add to your enjoyment of operating your own trains while saving you both time and money.


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