The  Friends of the Battle River Railway are very pleased to welcome you to our website.  We 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.


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!

Our next event is the Great Battle River Train Robbery!

Gather at the restored railway foremen’s house in Alliance and jump on the train. Along the rails, watch out for masked men on horseback! In Heisler, you will enjoy dinner with all the fixin’s. You will head back to Alliance with full bellies and possibly empty pockets.. (Ticket includes meal)

Tickets are $100/person ($105.15 if ordering online with eventbrite.ca)
Tickets are also available by calling 780-384-4150 during business hours.

Depart Alliance @ 11:00

Arrive back in Alliance @ 5:00


Where else can you actually rent a train!





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.

Please contact us here:



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!!


  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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