Annual General Meeting

agm_1Friends 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.


Murder on the Battle River Express – Update

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!IMG_1763

The Wynn McLean Rural Tourism Award


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.



Our CBC TV experience!

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.

Come ride the rails in Rural Alberta

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