School Field Trips

Hands-on learning about Canada's railway history!

School Field Trips

Schedule: School Field Trips take place on our regularly scheduled Day Trains at 10:10AM and 12:10PM. See our ticketing platform for exact dates.

Benefits of a trip to our Railway:

  • Get the opportunity to ride on a historic train.
  • See & experience history come to life.
  • Learn about the railway’s current and historic uses.
  • Learn about our various rail cars.
  • See railway artifacts.

About the Trip

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 you with lasting memories and experiences with over 100 years of Railway history.

Schedules: See our ticketing platform for our train operating schedule. We are able to host groups of all ages.

To book your field trip contact us via email at social@waterloocentralrailway.com. Please provide your preferred date and time, organizer’s name, email, and phone number, school’s name, phone number and address, number of people in the group and grade level.

Download our School Field Trip Planner here.

Field Trips-At a Glance

A field trip to the railway is a unique way to bring the school’s curriculum to life!

We can cater the field trip to accommodate all grade levels and specialize in connecting history and science-based curriculums. We can also teach your class about the importance of rail safety.

Book your school's field trip!