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We are so proud to present our

2019 excursions!

You can purchase tickets for any of our excursions by clicking here.

New brochure coming on December 15!


The Sweetheart Excursion

February 2, 2019
A heart filled train, sweet treats, and fantastic entertainment.  Bring your sweetheart to celebrate an early Valentine’s Day!  Or get a group of friends together for a deliciously fun afternoon.

Cost: $115.00/person (Ticket includes entertainment and dinner)

Depart Forestburg @ 10:30am

Return from Kelsey @ 4:30pm

Easter Eggs-travaganza (SOLD OUT)

April 13, 2019

Here comes Peter Cottontail catching a ride on the Bunny Rail!  Easter themed fun and games start at “The Station” in Forestburg at 2pm. The Bunny Express will then leave for Galahad at 3pm for an Easter Egg hunt.  On your return, the Easter Bunny will be all smiles for your photo op.

Cost: $60/adults, $40/child (ticket includes snacks)

Depart Forestburg @ 3:00pm

Return from Galahad @4:30pm







Heisler Historic Hotel Run (SOLD OUT)

June 23, 2019

Travel into the past with a visit to a vintage hotel where you will enjoy a buffet dinner and entertainment that is sure to please.  Tour the historic St. Martin’s Catholic Church and see the biggest ball glove in Canada.  Small town hospitality at its finest!

Cost: $110/person (ticket includes buffet)

Depart Camrose @ 1:15pm

Return from Heisler @ 6:00pm

What’s in that Field?

July 14, 2019

Ever wonder what in out in that field? Wildlife? Crops? Machinery? Have a day on the tracks in rural Alberta. We roll down the tracks, listen to the Ellis Bird Farm tell us about wildlife in the area. Have tea and snacks at the restored railway foreman’s house in Alliance.  Get off the train and listen to actual farmers tell you what is in their field and the methods they use for growing those crops. Enjoy supper in Forestburg and pop into the saloon for a train-themed drink menu made just for you.

Cost: $120/person

Depart Heisler @ 1:00pm

Return from Forestburg @ 7:30pm

Forestburg Centennial Mini Runs (SOLD OUT)

August 3, 2019

Take the train on a short run from Forestburg to Heisler.  Then, enjoy your day at the at the Forestburg Centennial Celebration. Visit with living history actors who will regale you with the story of the characters they are portraying.  The forefathers of Forestburg will be full of interesting stories of days gone by in our community.

Cost: $20/person

Depart Forestburg @ 1:00pm and 3:00pm

A Day on the Train (SOLD OUT)

August 7, 2019

Get out of the city!  Travel by passenger train by small-town Alberta, where you will dine in a vintage hotel, visit and hear stories at the historic St. Martin’s Catholic Church, and purchase the world’s best sausage at the Heisler General Store.  Local entertainment will be sure to please.  A perfect outing for retirees.

Cost: $110/person (ticket includes lunch)

Depart Kelsey @ 11:15am

Return from Heisler @ 3:30pm

The Haunted Train and Ghost Walk

October 19, 2018

Get spooked on our Haunted Train! Spine-tingling tales will be told on our way down the tracks to Forestburg, where you will be led on a guided ghost walk through the Village of Forestburg.  This run in not for the weak of heart.  Ages 12 and up only on this excursion.  Share your scary stories over fun food and frights at our Station.

Cost: $100/person

Depart Kelsey @ 3:15pm

Return from Forestburg @ 7:00pm


October 27, 2019

Find you Lederhosen for the underbar Oktoberfest train. Board in Kelsey and polka down the tracks to the famous 64th annual Heisler Community Sausage Supper.  Oom-pa-pa! Don’t miss the sauerkraut!)

Cost: $110/person

Depart Kelsey @ 1:45pm

Return from Heisler  @ 6:00pm

Murder on the Battle River Express

November 23 and November 24, 2019

A murder has taken place on the Battle River Express…  Find out whodunit with a murder mystery by a local theatre group and a traditional Christmas feast, with a licensed bar.  A perfect Christmas party for businesses and families.

**Please note there has been a departure location change for the November 23rd excursion, the train is now departing from Kelsey at 4:30 pm instead of Alliance.

Cost: $120/person

November 23, 2019

Depart Kelsey @ 4:30pm

Return from Forestburg @ 8:00pm

November 24, 2019

Depart Kelsey @ 1:45pm

Return from Forestburg @ 6:00pm

The Christmas Train to Alliance Santa Daze

December 14, 2019

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 forget your wish list as a visit with Santa is guaranteed. End the evening with the Parade of Lights and fireworks.

Cost: $ 80/adult, $60/12 and under, Under 2 are free (ticket includes lunch and wiener roast)

Depart Forestburg @ 1:00pm

Return from Alliance @ 6:30pm

Family Pricing

2 and under are FREE

3 – 11 years old is $20 less than adult price





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