Friends of the Battle River Railway will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Monday, November 25th at 7pm at the Station in Forestburg located at 5009-50 Avenue.
The evening will include elections, a recap of the year and social hour with potluck appetizers and beverages.
Come discover what we are all about and how you can become involved.
Departure Location & Time Change
We have a departure location and time change for Saturday, November 23 Murder Mystery Train Excursion. Our train will be leaving from Kelsey at 4:30 pm rather than from Alliance. We ask that all attendees arrive at least a half-hour prior to departure to ensure we can get everyone on board and settled for a timely departure at 4:30 pm. Get ready, and come in period costume if you wish as …
It’s 1945. The war is over and our soldiers are coming home…BUT something sinister is happening on the B.R.R.! Join us in our latest MURDER ON THE BATTLE RIVER EXPRESS to exercise your inner Sherlock Holmes and help solve this terrible crime!
Friends of the Battle River Railway is hosting a Thanksgiving Turkey Bingo, October 8th at 7 pm at the Forestburg Train Station. Click Here to view our poster: Bingo Poster
15 Go-Go Bingo, 1 Bonanza and 1 door price. Price: $5.00/Master Ticket.
The Friends of the Battle River Railway are so pleased to partner with W.H Webb and Bill Hartung for this fantastic night for the Arts in Forestburg.
Yet, another family fun evening is planned at the Forestburg Train Station. Come and have some fun on April 2!
We are so thankful to the Forestburg Vet Clinic and Kroeger Joyce Chartered Accountants for their second year of sponsorship. We so appreciate you believing in us!
Battle River Train Excursions would like to extend a HUGE thank you to the Growing Rural Tourism Conference for presenting our group with the Wynn McLean Rural Tourism Champion Award. This award is designed to honor outstanding accomplishments, innovation, and leadership in rural tourism. Our volunteers were very happy to accept this award on behalf of our organization. Wa-hoo!Joanne McMahon Virgie Herder-Robb Ken Eshpeter, Muriel Fankhanel, Diane Dammann Judi Solonick Shara-Lynn WellerAnd a big thank you to the Flagstaff County Economic Development Ladies for coming to cheer us on at the Awards Gala.**Special mention to Caroline and Maven Boddy for their exceptional work on this application process.
We are certainly proud to be a part of Flagstaff County’s award winning tourism project called “Take A Moment.” Thanks to Flagstaff County for continuing to believe in Battle River Train Excursions.
What a great experience Battle River Train Excursions had hosting Adrienne Lamb and her cameraman, Rick from CBC TV’s “Our Edmonton.”
To read their story click here.
Also, click here to view the “Our Edmonton” segment all about us!
Huge thanks go to the Historic Heisler Hotel for the great hospitality and to Flagstaff County for their generous sponsorship of our appetizer bar.