Welcome!

The  Friends of the Battle River Railway are very pleased to welcome you to our website.  Our volunteers have a ton of fun creating, organizing and hosting on our theme-based passenger excursions throughout the year.

Look for us on Facebook @ Friends of the Battle River Rail

Tickets for our 2018 excursions are on sale now, go to our “Purchase Tickets” tab at the top of the page.

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Are you looking for a fun place to volunteer some time? Well, we have just the place.  Come join our volunteers at the Friends of the Battle River Railway.

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Thank you to CBC TV’s “Our Edmonton” for visiting us and recognizing what a great thing we have going in rural Alberta.

Click here to enjoy a look!

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Our next events are the:


Murder on the

Battle River Express


November 24 and 25

A murder has taken place on the Battle River Express….
Find out “whodunit” with a murder mystery by the Flagstaff Players and a traditional Christmas feast, with a licensed bar. A perfect Christmas party for businesses and families.
Tickets $100/person ($105.15 if buying online at eventbrite.ca)
Nov 24 – Depart Alliance@ 5pm
Return back to Alliance @9:00
Nov 25- Depart Kelsey@2:00
Return back to Kelsey@7:30

Tickets are available by calling 780-384-4150 during business hours or booking online at eventbrite.ca or directly on this website. 


The Christmas Train to Santa Daze (only a few tickets remaining)


December 8


 

A magical Christmas Train experience with Santa’s elves, music and much merriment! Bring your skates, explore the market and roast a hotdog at the bonfire. Don’t your wish list as a visit with Santa is guaranteed. End the evening with the Parade of Lights and fireworks. (Ticket includes lunch and wiener roast)
Tickets $75/person ($80.94 if purchasing online from eventbrite.ca)
$60/12 and under ($64.87 if purchasing online from eventbrite.ca)
2 and under are free
Tickets are also available by calling 780-384-4150 during business hours.
Depart Forestburg @ 1:00
Depart Alliance @ 6:30
Return back to Forestburg @ 7:30
Tickets are available by calling 780-384-4150 during business hours or booking online at eventbrite.ca or directly on this website.
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Where else can you actually rent a train!

 

 

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Gift Certificates Are Available Now

We are happy to offer gift certificates in $50 and $100 increments.  If you are looking for a great gift or a donation to a silent auction, we would love to help you out.  Call 780-384-4150 to order your certificates today.

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4 thoughts on “Welcome!”

  1. We went on the Forestburg Canada 150 Celebration ride and it was phenomenal! It was the first time that we have ever gone on this excursion and we will definitely be back! The service was outstanding, it was informative, well organized and so much fun. We recommend to everyone!
    Great job and thanks for all of your dedication!!

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  2. Dear Dori and Jaime,

    What a fabulous compliment. We were so happy that you chose to spend a day with us! Come see us again and bring your friends.

    Your pals at Battle River Train Excursions!

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