Market-Day Train Rides

St. Jacobs MARKET – St. Jacobs VILLAGE – ELMIRA

Market-Day Diesel Train

The Market-Day Diesel Train runs seasonally on St. Jacobs Farmers' Market days—Tuesdays, Thurdsays, Saturdays—between the St. Jacobs Farmers' MARKET – St. Jacobs VILLAGE – ELMIRA.

2016 Season

Sat. May 7, 2016 – Sat. October 29, 2016

On St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market days:

Saturdays: May 7 – October 29, 2016
Tuesdays: June 14 – August 30, 2016
Thursdays: May 19 – October 27, 2016

Departs St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market: 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm.


When is it running?

Times - Elmira-bound

10:00am 10:15am 10:20am 10:45am
12:00pm 12:15pm 12:20pm 12:45pm
2:00pm 2:15pm 2:20pm 2:45pm

Times - Market-bound

10:55am 11:20am 11:25am 11:40am
12:55pm 1:20pm 1:25pm 1:40pm
2:55pm 3:20pm 3:25pm 3:40pm

News & Updates

What’s happening on the Market-Day Train?

Elmira Tractor Rides! – Market Days 2016

Elmira Tractor Rides! – Market Days 2016

Enjoy a tractor shuttle ride from our Elmira Station into town! A Big thank you to Kitchen Kuttings, Elmeda Weber and her team, for offering this excellent tractor ride between our Elmira stop and Downtown Elmira! When you get off the train in Elmira, they will take...

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Twister Tuesdays 2016! Aug 9, 16, 23, 30

Twister Tuesdays 2016! Aug 9, 16, 23, 30

We are thrilled to announce that award-winning balloon artist & entertainer, Drew Ripley, will be on board to WOW us for the next four Tuesdays with his amazing talent of creating anything out of balloons!

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How Much Will It Cost?

Market-Day Train Fares

Family Pass: Family of 4$54.99
All Ages Pass: Valid for 1 Person$15.99
Children, under 2 years: No ticket required.FREE
Box Lunch:$13.99
School Field Trip: Per Passenger$15.99
Train Engineer Pass: Drive the train!$99.99
Crazy Caboose Party Rental: The whole caboose!$349.99
Crazy Caboose Live Entertainment:$249.99

Fare Details

  • Prices listed here are for our Market-Day Train tickets. For Special Event Train and Private Charter Train pricing, please see their respective pages.
  • Purchase Tickets - 3 options: 1. Online on our Ticketing Portal—click on Buy Tickets. 2. In person on market days at the St. Jacobs Market Train Station. 3. Upon boarding at the Market, Village or Elmira stops (when seats are still available).
  • All Prices, by cash or credit card, are plus HST and Service Fees.
  • All tickets include the return trip.
  • Hop-On-Off: at any of the 3 stations from the 10:00am and 12:00pm Market-Day trains only.
  • Children under 2 years ride free, no ticket required; however, when space is limited, please seat them on your lap.
  • (Equipment and schedule subject to change without notice.)

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To ensure there's a seat for you, purchase tickets in advance on our online Ticketing Portal!

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3 Stops to Board and Depart

St. Jacobs MARKET

1. St. Jacobs MARKET Station

878 Weber Street North
Woolwich, Ontario, N2J 4G8

GPS: 43.512074, -80.552603

Free Parking: In Market lot next to the station.

Purchase Tickets: This station accepts credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Visa Debit) or cash.

VILLAGE of St. Jacobs

2. St. Jacobs VILLAGE Railway Museum & Train Restoration Shop Station

50 Isabella Street
St. Jacobs, Ontario, N0B 2N0

GPS: 43.538140, -80.556965

  • Railway Museum.
  • Train Restoration Shop.
  • Wheelchair accessible public washrooms.
  • Pre-booked Photoshoot participants with their own photographer.

Free Parking: In the municipal lot and on selected side streets.

Purchase Tickets: This station accepts credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Visa Debit) or cash.

Town of ELMIRA

3. ELMIRA Scout House Station

75 Oriole Parkway East
Elmira, Ontario, N3B 3J7

GPS: 43.587210, -80.550745

  • Please wait behind the gate for the train to arrive.
  • If there are no passengers trackside, the train does not wait, so please be prompt.
  • The Scout House Station is approximately 1.5km or about a 15 minute walk to Downtown Elmira.

Free Parking: on the road shoulder.

Free Shuttle: Enjoy a free Elmira tractor shuttle from our train station to downtown Elmira!

Purchase Tickets: Upon boarding.

Waterloo Station - Closed Permanently: Due to the installation of the Region of Waterloo’s ION LRT, we no longer have access to the Waterloo Station located at 10 Father David Bauer Drive in Waterloo.