The York-Durham Heritage Railway has themed train trips for all of your family’s many interests this Fall and festive season. For instance, there are excursions dedicated to Fall foliage viewing, Halloween, Christmas, wizards or Thomas the Tank Engine.
You can ride comfortably in one of York-Durham Heritage Railway’s vintage trains to and from the Town of Uxbridge, through the beautiful Oak Ridges Moraine between Uxbridge and Stouffville.
Fall/Christmas 2021 Schedule:
Fall Celebration – October 16-17
Appreciate all Autumn has to offer from the comfort of a classic heated 1950’s heritage car. The train travels though the ecologically important Oak Ridges Moraine, where you can view the beautiful forests and its captivating fall colours.
Day Out With Thomas™ – October 22-31
Thomas the Tank Engine celebrates Halloween, complete with play areas, app stations, kids entertainment and activities, and a visit from Sir Topham Hatt, the Director of the Sodor Railway.
Wizards’ Festival – November 6-7
This festival brings the magical world to life with interactive shows, potions classes, ancient cursed maze and magic shows. Also, make sure you dress up in costume and arrive early to take a walk through the Enchanted Alley.
Santa Express Train Ride – November 21-December 19
The big guy in the red suit takes a break from his duties in the North Pole to join this decorated and heated heritage train ride, plus on-board entertainment. Get your wish lists ready!
The North Pole Light UP Express – November 26-December 30
Guest are served hot chocolate and cookies during this magical train ride that takes the whole family to the “North Pole”, including stories, dances and songs, and a visit from Mrs. Claus and Santa’s friends. During the ride back, Santa will give each child a gift!
Bethlehem Express: The Nativity on Rails – December 16 & 22
This hour-long performance is filled with music, drama and goodwill. Step back in time as you meet the characters that made Christmas the story still told today, from shepherds to the wiseman to the star of it all.
York-Durham Heritage Railway
When: October – December 2021, dates and times vary
Where: Uxbridge Train Station, 19 Railway Street, Uxbridge