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 – Sun. October 30, 2016

On St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market days:

Saturdays: May 7 – October 29, 2016

Sundays: September 25 – October 30, 2016

Tuesdays: June 14 – August 30, 2016

Thursdays: May 19 – September 15, 2016

Departs St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market: 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm. Sundays only at 1:00pm.

Schedule

When is it running?

Times - Elmira-bound

Depart MARKET Arrive VILLAGE Depart VILLAGE Arrive ELMIRA
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

Depart ELMIRA Arrive VILLAGE Depart VILLAGE Arrive MARKET
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?

Family Fun Market Train

Family Fun Market Train

 Family Fun Ride When: October 23 Departure: 1:00pm Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes Leaving From: St. Jacob’s Market Station Take this opportunity to gather relatives and enjoy a fun train ride in heritage style. Kids and adults of any age will truly...

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Festival of Colours Ride

Festival of Colours Ride

 Festival of Colours Market Train When: October 2 Departure: 1:00pm Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes Leaving From: St. Jacob’s Market Station Take this opportunity to view and photograph beautiful fall colours in the Waterloo Region countryside while...

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Mennonite Farm Tours on Market Trains

Mennonite Farm Tours on Market Trains

 Mennonite Farm Tours on Market Trains When: September 15 and 24 October 1 and 8 Departure: 10:00am Market Day Train Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes Train Ride + 2 hour Mennonite Farm Tour Leaving From: St. Jacob’s Market Station Route: Round-trip from...

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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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Fares

How Much Will It Cost?

Market-Day Train Fares

MARKET-DAY TRAIN TICKETSPrice
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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Where

3 Stops to Board and Depart

St. Jacobs MARKET

1. St. Jacobs MARKET Station

878 Weber Street North
Woolwich, Ontario, N2J 4G8

GPS: 43.5097, -80.5514

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; accepts credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Visa Debit) or cash.

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.