Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to footer
  • New

Mother’s Day Train Ride May 11 2024

Quick Details

First Class Seat Ages 2+
First Class Mom Free Addon
First Class Lap Child (Under 2) Must sit on Adult's lap
Adult (Ages 12+) Coach Car
Mother's Coach Car
Child (Ages 2 to 11) Coach Car
Child (Under 2 years) Free on adult's lap
Seniors (Ages 65+) Coach Car
Families of 4 2 Adults and 2 Children
Caboose Rental

Mother’s Day Heritage Hopper – Mom rides for FREE!

Treat Mom to a delightful scenic train ride this Mother’s Day, where she’ll enjoy a special sweet treat to indulge in along the journey. VIP moms will receive an additional surprise gift, ensuring a memorable experience for the extraordinary woman in your life.

Please note a minimum of 1 paid ticket is required in order for Mom to ride for free. Other restrictions may apply. Free tickets are subject to availability. Thank you in advance for supporting our not-for-profit, registered charitable organization. Proceeds from ticket sales help us to continue to restore our heritage railway equipment for all to enjoy.

Hop-On/Hop-Off Service

Join us on Saturday May 11 for a special Mother’s Day train ride. Travel back in time for an authentic heritage train ride through Woolwich Township and Waterloo Regions’ famous Mennonite farm country on our historic rail line that has been in service since the 1880s.

Sit back and relax as you travel through the picturesque countryside and beautiful farming landscape, we are so proud of. Choose your preferred accommodation, either standard coach seating or first-class lounge seating.

Whether you’re a returning guest or visiting us for the first time, we look forward to you riding with us at the Waterloo Central Railway, dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and operation of Canadian heritage railway equipment.

Our regular train rides, departing from either our Northfield Drive or Farmers Market stations, are a round trip journey, approximately 1 hour and 45-minutes in length, returning on the same track. However, with our new Heritage Hopper day pass, you can use our entire daily train schedule to plan your day along our line. For example, you may wish to board our 10:10 train at the Farmers Market station, detrain at St. Jacobs for a stroll through the village and lunch, then catch the next northbound train to Elmira before returning to the market. You can board at Northfield Drive, detrain at the Market, then catch the next train to St. Jacobs for a late lunch before returning to Northfield Drive. Your day pass gives you total flexibility and freedom to tailor your day along the communities served by the Waterloo Central Railway.