School Field Trip Charters

Hands-on learning about Canada's railway history!

Take your class on an interactive history lesson!

Explore the countryside aboard one of our historic trains and learn about the railway’s important place in Canada’s history. Waterloo Central Railway offers a hands-on learning opportunity inside our St Jacobs Railway Museum, Museum Car and a fresh open-air environment of our train yard, providing teachers the chance to give their students lasting memories and experiences with over 100 years of Railway history.

Programs are available for special needs groups. Our Railcar Museum and shop are one of kind experiences that will resonate with your students for years to come. Combine this with our Market trains in September and October and/or Early Spring for the most popular of our Train Experiences. Our 2016-2017 St Jacobs tour Museum rates are $10.00 per student and the combination package including train ride are $15.00. We can handle groups of 30 to 60 for tours and perhaps your whole school in pre booking the train for a two hour event (up to 225 persons)

Assistants: We allow 1 (Caregiver/teacher/parent) for every 6 students free admission. Extra caregivers over the allowed number who wish to join in your visit are offered the same admission rate as the students. Bus drivers are allowed complimentary admission with the group booking purchase.

Schedules: These vary by seasons, Market trains run September and October and/or early in the spring bring this experience to the max. We host a variety of age groups — from preschool to senior secondary.

For more information call 1-888-899-2757 or email

Please include the name of your school or organization, phone number, email address, how many students you expect to participate and several preferred dates to visit.

Field Trip Venue

Duration: 2 hours.

Board & Depart: At the St. Jacobs Market Station.

Route: Round trip from St. Jacobs MARKET – St. Jacobs VILLAGE – ELMIRA and back again!

Schedule: Field Trips take place on our regularly scheduled Market-Day Trains.

Venue Packages

Rent our Stationary Museum Venue + Rolling Train Venue together! Board the train, take your trip, and then return to the museum. Choose one of our pre-planned packages, or Contact Us to personalize your own!

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