Choose your adventure
We invite you to join us on the only preserved section of this historic railway: Ten miles of beautiful vistas; from lush orchards and vineyards to a spectacular view of lake and land from the Trout Creek Bridge 238 ft above the canyon floor. The sight and sound of our restored 1912 Steam Locomotive the “3716” will bring the era alive as you ride along on this 90 minute journey in a vintage passenger coach or open air car.
Ride Duration: 90 Minutes
Our regular run schedule with departures at 10:30 am & 1:30 pm – three days a week (Saturdays, Sundays & Mondays) from May to June; five days a week (Thursdays through Mondays) in July & August and then back to three days a week in September & October.
Great Train Robbery
Ride Duration: 2 Hours + BBQ
For a taste of the “Old West” join us for our most popular Special Event – the Great Train Robbery & BBQ on specified dates throughout the season. Your heart will race as the notorious Garnett Valley Gang rides out of the hills to stop the train and rob passengers of their spare change for local charities.
So be prepared and bring your loose change for a good cause.
Following the ride you’ll enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner at Prairie Valley Station – and you won’t go away hungry! The menu includes barbecue beef & chicken, baked beans, salads and more.
Summerland Christmas Express
Ride Duration: 60 Minutes
Make this an annual family tradition… The Summerland Christmas Express heralds the magic of the season with twinkling lights, music and jolly old Santa. You’ll be enchanted by the Christmas lights on homes along the rail line and on the 3716 locomotive.
Coaches and Station will also be decked with season sparkle setting the stage for your family to enjoy Santa, our colourful Coach hosts and Christmas carols. Each child receives a Christmas goodie bag to take home.
Charter a Train
Ride Duration: 90+ Minutes
Charter a train for your wedding, corporate party, or other celebrations