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Waterloo Central Railway

Township of Woolwich

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ALL ABOARD! Waterloo Central Railway offers many unique regularly scheduled themed train experiences throughout the year, as well as rail and station venue charter options for your special event! Perfect for personal parties , weddings, corporate, tours and school adventures, this historic rail travels from north Waterloo, through St. Jacobs to Elmira and back for a scenic trip through the countryside of Waterloo Region.

Choose from a number of different themed train rides including The Great Train Robbery, Eggstravaganza Easter Trains, long weekend Steam Train excursions, dinner trains, Magical Wizards Festival & Spellbound Prison Train rides, Fall Colours rides, Pumpkin Patch runs, Halloween Dress Up trains, Santa Trains plus the very popular THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Rides just to name a few! Fun for all ages!

The Railway Museum, located in one of WCR’s rail cars offers a glimpse into Canadian history with many artifacts and descriptions of the workings of the railway from long ago.

The Train Store, located in a rail car on the train station grounds at 50 Isabella St. St. Jacobs, features many unique items including authentic Warner Bros™ Harry Potter products as well as THE POLAR EXPRESS™ merchandise. Open every day 9:30am to 6pm.. Great gift ideas for the rail enthusiast! Train tickets are also available for purchase at The Train Store.

Waterloo Central Railway is operated by the Southern Ontario Locomotive Restoration Society (SOLRS), a registered charitable organization operated mostly by volunteers.


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50 Isabella Street
P.O. Box 546
St. Jacobs, ON N0B 2N0

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