Easter Bunny Trains to be steam-hauled

The popular Easter Bunny Trains on Saturday, April 19, 2014 will be steam-hauled.  This will kick off our regular season and see the return of our Market Train schedule with slightly different times than in previous years.  The trains will still stop at the Farmer’s Market and the Village of St. Jacobs before returning to Waterloo.  Please check our schedule page for additional details and times.

The Easter Bunny will once again be on the railway

The Easter Bunny will once again be on the railway

2014 Season kicked off with the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival

Our first diesel-hauled trains of the season were be our annual excursion to the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival on Saturday, April 5, 2014.  We carried over 400 passengers to Elmira and kept approximately 150 cars off the highway going into Elmira.

Complete list of planned 2014 Number 9 Steam Engine Outings

Saturday, April 19 – Market Train Service from Waterloo, to Market and Village
Saturday, May 10 – Market Train Service  from Waterloo, to Market and Village
Monday, May 19 – Elmira Excursion from Waterloo to Elmira and return
Saturday, June 14 – Market Train Service from Waterloo, to Market and Village
Tuesday, July 1 – Elmira Excursion from Waterloo to Elmira and return
Saturday, July 19 – Market Train Service  from Waterloo, to Market and Village
Monday, August 4 – Elmira Excursion from Waterloo to Elmira and return
Saturday, August 23 – Market Train Service from Waterloo, to Market and Village
Monday, September 1 – Elmira Excursion from Waterloo to Elmira and return
Saturday, September 20 – Market Train Service  from Waterloo, to Market and Village
Saturday, October 4 – Market Train Service  from Waterloo, to Market and Village
Monday, October 13 – Elmira Excursion from Waterloo to Elmira and return

All our regularly scheduled passenger trains and charters are powered by one of our diesel locomotives unless otherwise specified.
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About the Waterloo Central Railway

We are an entirely volunteer-run and passenger-supported heritage railway based in Waterloo, Ontario. We travel between the City of Waterloo, the St. Jacobs Farmers Market and the Village of St. Jacobs with trackage rights further to the Town of Elmira for charters and special events.

The Waterloo Central Railway is wholly owned and operated by the Southern Ontario Locomotive Restoration Society (SOLRS) which is a not-for-profit registered charity dedicated to the preservation and operation of historical railway equipment.  SOLRS operates a complete railway restoration and shop facility in the Village of St. Jacobs, Ontario.

Our Waterloo Station, hosted within the City of Waterloo Visitor and Heritage Information Centre at 10 Father David Bauer Drive.