The Alberni Pacific Railway steam train (Picture BC photo)
Rail travel is a popular and reliable mode of transportation in BC.
A national passenger rail service, VIA Rail, offers regularly scheduled trips to a wide range of destinations year round. Rocky Mountaineer sightseeing rail services operate trips between the mainland, the Rockies, and the interior of BC.
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Trans Canada Hwy 1
Revelstoke, British Columbia
Experience life in the 1800s while exploring over 25 historic buildings in our
Heritage Ghost Town. These restored & fully furnished buildings have been gathered from around BC & assembled near the site of the original town of Three Valley, which swelled & subsided in the 1880s. Highlights of your visit will include the Antique Car Museum, Monashee Mining exhibit & a huge Railway Roundhouse - home to steam engines, railway coaches & one of the largest covered turntables in North America.
The Heritage Ghost Town is located next to Three Valley Lake Chateau, an extraordinary resort destination on the Trans-Canada Hwy.
18404 Bathville Rd
Summerland, British Columbia
Celebrate the Kettle Valley Railways Centennial in 2015 with a ride on the Kettle Valley Steam Railway! Operating on the only remaining section of the historic Kettle Valley Railway (KVR) - this unique 90 minute journey takes you through beautiful, rural Summerland and onto the Trout Creek Bridge with a stunning view of Okanagan Lake and canyon below.
The sight and sound of our restored century old steam locomotive (the 3716/Spirit of Summerland), an observation game for kids and lively musical entertainment, make every run memorable for the whole family. Book early for our special events which include Easter Trains, our thrilling Great Train Robbery & BBQs and our magical Summerland Christmas Express Trains.
There's nothing else like it in the Okanagan Valley!
719 Track St
Revelstoke, British Columbia
Follow the tracks to Canada's Railway Past at the Revelstoke Railway Museum. History comes to life with fascinating artifacts & exhibits. Climb into the cab of a restored CPR steam locomotive. Discover the challenges encountered by the workers who helped build a nation. See rolling stock, a model railroad layout, kids' caboose play area, a locomotive simulator & more. Enjoy the outdoor picnic area & large gift shop. Bus tours are welcome at British Columbia's premiere railway museum. Be sure to visit our companion historic site & gift shop at Craigellachie on the Trans-Canada Hwy, where the "Last Spike" was driven.
We are a global wholesaler offering spectacular luxury Rocky Mountaineer train vacation packages out of the coastal city of Vancouver.
Onboard the only all-daylight train to the Canadian Rockies, you will experience contrasting scenery on your first day from lush green fields of the Fraser River valley, to mountain peaks & finishing in the desert-like environment of Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia's interior.
On your second day, you will continue your journey into the Canadian Rockies and will conclude your travels in Jasper, Lake Louise or Banff depending on your route choice.
Your breakfasts & lunches are served onboard the train on both days and your overnight hotel and station transfers in Kamloops are included. Sightseeing transfers and additional hotel nights are available through us.
333 Becott Pl
Prince George, British Columbia
Our galleries showcase local heritage, First Nations, natural history, science & paleontological exhibits. Visit in the Biome Gallery with our collection of live arthropods, fish, amphibians & reptiles. Play billiards on the first table in the North. Our shortest visitors will love our dino dig pit, sternwheeler play structure & water table. The George Phillips Exhibit Gallery features travelling exhibitions that change with the seasons. Some days in the summer we are operating Canada's shortest railroad featuring our 1912 narrow gauge steam engine The Little Prince - call for dates & times.
Come stretch your legs & your brains; located along the Fraser River in beautiful Fort George Park. We can't wait to welcome you!
VIA Rail's flagship train, the Canadian, travels through 4,500 km of some of Canada's most spectacular landscape. Operating year-round, this land cruise between Vancouver & Toronto takes 3 days & 4 nights, departing 3 times/week in each direction in peak season & 2 times/week off peak. In the Sleeper Touring class passengers enjoy a unique dining car experience, with meals freshly prepared on-board, cabins with sleeping accommodations, glass dome viewing cars & lounge areas.
Experience our new Prestige bedroom featuring a double bed, private shower, and concierge service.
On the Jasper-Prince Rupert train, you travel between Prince Rupert & Jasper discovering Northern BC's scenery, native culture & other attractions along the way. Touring class is available on select departures in peak season.