Enjoy the sights and sounds of the 3716

Experience the romance of a bygone era at the Kettle Valley Steam Railway in the beautiful and bountiful Okanagan Valley. Your 90 minute journey takes you along the only preserved section of the historic Kettle Valley Railway built during 1910 – 1915.

Our restored steam locomotive No. 3716 rolls through picturesque Prairie Valley dotted with orchards, vineyards and fields of green and then onto the Trout Creek Bridge with a stunning view of Okanagan Lake and the canyon below. Lively music and historical commentary complete your railway 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.

  • Mothers Day Train

    Do something a little different for your mom on her special day. Enjoy music and a view of beautiful Summerland vistas. Each mom receives a complimentary flower, with tea and snacks provided.
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  • Scenic Run

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of our 3716 Steam Locomotive on this 90-minute journey. You can experience breathtaking views from either our vintage enclosed coaches or the open air cars.
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  • Great Train Robbery & BBQ

    Experience the “Old West” with the notorious Garnet Valley Gang. You’ll enjoy their antics on and off the train as they rob passengers for local charities. This wonderful event includes a full BBQ meal at the station, please advise us of all dietary requirements at the time of booking, as they cannot be accommodated without notice. Reserve early to make sure you don’t miss out!
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  • School Programs

    A trip on the Kettle Valley Steam Railway is like participating in a “living history lesson”. Many children have never experienced a ride on a train nor have any knowledge about their role in the growth of our province and country.
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  • Private Charters

    The Kettle Valley Steam Railway offers you a unique way to celebrate family gatherings, reunions and birthdays.
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  • Many More Experiences

    View our whole calendar for all the events we host throughout the year! There is a special event for everyone. If you wish to host a private event please contact our Business Manager to book.
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  • Easter Eggspress

    Put a little spring in your Easter weekend with a ride on the first train of the season. What for the Easter Bunny hopping by while on board. Treats for the kids, music and fun to make this a great way to spend time with your family.
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  • Sorcery Express

    Join us for a spooky ride through Summerland, filled with jumps and scares. Afterward brave our haunted house…if you dare.
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  • Murder on Rails

    Immerse yourself in a theatrical production of a gruesome murder and enjoy a buffet meal back at the station! Presented in cooperation with the Summerland SIngers and Players.
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  • Christmas Express

    You’ll be enchanted by the Christmas lights as they twinkle on the 3716 locomotive. Enjoy the magic of the holidays, complete with music and a jolly Santa Claus.
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