Tuesday, December 03, 2013

All aboard for the holidays at the Winnipeg Railway Museum!

Come one, come all  to ALL ABOARD FOR THE HOLIDAYS at the Winnipeg Railway Museum, located in Winnipeg’s Union Station at 123 Main Street. 
Manitoba’s only museum dedicated to rail heritage is all decked out for the holiday season with lights and decorations. The museum’s gift shop is also stocked full of model trains, railway books and collectables for rail enthusiasts of any age on your holiday shopping list.

Museum hours for this special event are Thursdays from 7 pm to 10 pm (which will be a great time to see the lights!) and Saturday & Sundays from 11 am – 4 pm each day.  
Visit soon as the event will ONLY be from December 5 – 29, 2013.

Visitors will also learn about railways winter operations as well as:

  • Video presentations of snow plows in action.
  • Winter railway uniforms
  • Learn more about the unique Tri-pod telegraph pole lines on the Hudson Bay lines – built as permafrost would push out regular poles over time and more.

If you haven't seen the new home of the Gateway Western, now located in its very own structure inside the museum, this event is a good excuse as ever to view it!

Admission is free for children 6 and under, ages 7 - 15 are $3.00 per child and 16 and up is $5.00 per person.

This event is presented by Rail Travel Tours.
For more information, contact Daryl Adair, event sponsor, at                                   
        RAIL TRAVEL TOURS (204) 897-9551

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