fbpx

Trains

Enjoy A Day Out with Thomas at the Railway Museum of BC

Choo Choo! ‘POP’ on board Thomas the Tank Engine at The Railway Museum of BC! If you haven’t been to this ‘pop’-ular event before, you’ll be blown away spending A Day Out With Thomas. While trains are the main event, this bubble-themed bonanza is sure to bring squeals of glee
Continue Reading »

The Railway Museum of BC

The Railway Museum of BC portrays a typical railway facility of the mid-20th century.  You can tour authentic railway equipment in various restoration stages, ride with Thomas the tank engine during the “Day Out With Thomas”, take a fun ride on the mini rail, check out the Squamish Rotary Garden,
Continue Reading »

Need a Train Fix? Ultimate Guide to Train Rides & Activities in Metro Vancouver

Reasons why trains make the perfect family activity: They are intricate and no two train attractions are exactly alike. This means your kids will never tire of seeing a new train. Riding a train is exciting. How fast will it go? What sounds will you hear? What will you see
Continue Reading »

Winter Tram in Steveston
Winter Tram in Steveston

All aboard the Winter Tram in Steveston! This is one historic attraction you don’t want to miss! Hop on board Tram Car No. 1220 for some holiday fun for the whole family. In addition to the festive decorations, there is plenty to see and do for everyone. Start by checking
Continue Reading »

Urban Forest Train
Urban Forest Train – Stanley Park Train

As the train winds through the forest, you’ll hear fun facts about the resident wildlife and snippets of Stanley Park history. Learn the names of the common trees and the variety of creatures that make this park their home. Younger passengers can even earn a Junior Urban Forest Ranger button!
Continue Reading »

Train Station and Caboose Opening Weekend
Train Station and Caboose Opening Weekend!

After a long winter sleep the folks at Coquitlam Heritage are happy to open up the Fraser Mills Train Station and their CP Rail 1970s Caboose for summer season tours! You are invited to their opening weekend on June 25 and 26. Don’t forget to visit Mackin House where you
Continue Reading »

All Aboard! It’s Time to Ride Miniature Trains at Burnaby Central Railway

Come to Confederation Park and ride the Burnaby Central Railway’s miniature trains.  For $4.50 each (kids under 3 are FREE) enjoy a 10+ minute train ride through the beautiful park.  You can also get 10 rides for $40. If you, miraculously, don’t use up your 10 rides during the year,
Continue Reading »

Bear Creek Park
Bear Creek Park Train & Mini Golf

The locomotives Eddy The Engine and Chough, take you in their coaches into the woods of Bear Creek Park, through the magical tunnel which features seasonal displays, through the forest of giant cottonwood trees, past the Bear Creek Floral Garden, over the King Creek Bridge and back to the station
Continue Reading »

Trains at the Burnaby Central Railway with Spring Rain

We finally made it out to Confederation Park to ride trains with the Burnaby Central Railway Association. An entire month has passed since they opened on the Easter long weekend; if our boys could actually read a calendar, they would be appalled it took us so long to get there.
Continue Reading »

Impressive Engine 374

Have you been to the train at the Roundhouse Community Centre? Somehow, despite my boys’ train-fanaticism, we had missed going. We righted that wrong today! The gleaming black Engine 374 has been beautifully restored and is maintained by the Railway Museum of BC (the folks who run the great train
Continue Reading »