to making railway history come alive for the visitor. The original St. Albert Station features historical displays, artifacts. a telegraph desk and a gift shop.
Pick up a map in the station and follow the directional arrows. Walk through the railway cars, climb into the caboose, feel the immense driving wheels of Steam Locomotive #73.
See first hand, the environment that is part of the history of the railways. Visit the displays in the passenger car lineup and be reminded about how Canada and Northern Alberta were brought together by rail.
Don't miss the work train and the Maintenance of Way vehicles - hand cars, track machines, motorcars and hand tools. The Water Tank is unique and worth a look-see.
See the steam and diesel engine interpretive displays. Tour the CN Timeline display to learn how the railways built Canada.
Enjoy an interpreted train ride behind Locomotive 9000 - an historic CN engine, pulling Coach 6740 (sporting a fresh, authentic paint job) on August 4, 5, or 6! The conductor will be glad to answer your questions before the trip, on the trip, or afterwards.
- PLEASE OBEY ALL SAFETY RULES.
- PLEASE KEEP SMALL CHILDREN SAFE!!
- DO NOT CLIMB ON THE CARS.
- WATCH FOR MOVING TRAINS.
- KEEP BACK FROM THE EDGE OF THE PLATFORM.
- CROSS THE TRACK ONLY WHEN THE CROSSING GUARD GIVES YOU PERMISSION TO DO SO.
The Alberta Railway Museum is located in northeast Edmonton at 24215 - 34 St., and is open weekends during the summer.
Visit www.AlbertaRailwayMuseum.com for a map and information. Bring a picnic lunch and stay for the day! Our gift shop features souvenirs and refreshments.