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West Coast Railway Heritage Park

Home of the world-famous Royal Hudson steam locomotive, the West Coast Railway Heritage Park houses the largest collection of railway rolling stock in Western Canada. Here, you’ll find more than 90 pieces of heritage railway cars and artifacts, the oldest of which are the British Columbia business car (1890) and a rare Canadian Pacific Colonist sleeping car (1905). Full steam ahead.

The 12-acre site, which represents a typical mid-20th century railway facility and town centre, features a 3km Miniature Railway, cabooses and locomotives, historical equipment at varying stages of restoration, and the only authentic Railway Post Office car in Canada. The venue is open to the public year-round and hosts several popular events including the Day Out With Thomas and the seasonal favourite The Polar Express.

Check out the newly launched Billy Miner Escape Room, providing fun for the whole family and open this winter on weekends only:

  • Friday 12noon -10pm
  • Saturday 12noon -10pm
  • Sunday 12noon -10pm

Challenge your escape skills in a vintage rail car unlocking clues from Billy Miner’s railway robbery.

Admission to the Escape Room is by reservation only and is $19 per person – (max 6 people per reservation)

Reserve now at 604-898-9336 or escaperoom [at] wcra.org

Please refer to the West Coast Railway Heritage Park for up to date ticket and event information, as well as current operating hours. 

Note: *Musuem and park are closed for Winter and will re-open in March 2018*

 

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    Day Out With Thomas

    All aboard and full steam ahead with Thomas the Tank Engine visits the West Coast Railway Heritage Park. Enjoy more than 10 attractions, including your very own ride aboard Thomas the Tank Engine himself.

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    Mystery of the Magic Pumpkin at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park

    All aboard! Head to the West Coast Railway Heritage Park for a fun-filled day exploring the pumpkin patch and jump aboard the Magic Pumpkin ride for a fall adventure suitable for the whole family.

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    Polar Express

    Take a ride on everyone’s favourite Christmas train and be treated to hot chocolate, cookies, Christmas carols and stories, followed by a trip to the North Pole where a very special guest awaits.

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