Locomotive 6060 Specials Schedule
All trains depart and return to Stettler, Alberta
Saturday February 01, 2014)
The destination for Alberta Prairie excursions is Big Valley.
This community was the divisional point for the Canadian Northern Railway
in the early 1900s. Feature attractions include restored railway station,
roundhouse interpretive centre, St. Edmund Church and Jimmy Jock Boardwalk.
is anticipated that the Rocky Mountain Rail Society’s steam-locomotive No. 6060
will pull the following APST excursion trains. Please keep in mind that
Alberta Prairie reserves the right
to substitute trips to different destinations and to use alternative locomotives
in cases of mechanical failure. Inclusions on all excursions are subject to
change without notice, discount, or refund should circumstances arise which
would prevent the delivery of such things as a train being powered by Locomotive
It would appear that Locomotive 6060, the Rocky Mountain Rail
Society's massive Mountain Class, will not be available for service this season.
A second round of NDTs confirm that 6060 has some serious boiler problems that
will need to be fixed before she will be certified fit for service. It is
unlikely that these repairs can be made in time for this
Because of the nature of what it is we offer Alberta Prairie Railway is not able
to provide alternative menu choices. Over the years what we have found is that
guests find the buffet more than amble with lots of choices. In special
circumstances, and as an alternative to the meat dish offered, guests can
request a high-quality vegetable burger by pre-ordering at time of booking.
PUBLIC TIME TABLES
Alberta Prairie reserves the right to substitute excursions
to destinations other than those shown in this schedule and to use alternative
motive of power in case of mechanical failure.
RESERVATIONS ARE RECOMMENDED
Reservations can be arranged by phone using MasterCard
or VISA. Although we can usually accommodate passengers without reservations,
we do sell out and a reservation guarantees seating.
CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY
Cancellations will be accepted up until 24 hours prior
to departure. No refunds will be made with less than 24 hours notice. Cancellations
received less than seven (7) days prior will be issued a voucher of equal
value for a future trip. With less than five (5) days notice, it may not
be possible to seat passengers with their group. Please try to reserve
the required number of seats with original booking.
RECOMMENDED TRAVEL TIMES
A leisurely drive from Calgary will take approximately
three hours and, from Edmonton, two and one-half hours.
ALBERTA PRAIRIE COUNTRY DINNERS
Dinners are buffet style, served at the hall in community
named and are prepared by the people of that community. Meals usually include
Alberta beef, potato, roll, salad, vegetables and dessert.
FINE RAILWAY DINING (Winter Excursions only)
Dinners include a five-course meal with a choice of three
different entrees, wine and entertainment.