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Special Excursion Schedule
All trains depart and return to Stettler, Alberta
Monday December 15, 2014)
Special event excursions include steam or diesel-powered rail
excursion lasting between six, and six and one-half hours, upscale buffet meal,
on board and special entertainment.
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.
Alberta Prairie reserves the right to substitute trips to different destinations
and to use
alternative locomotives in cases of mechanical failure. Although train robbers
scheduled on all (A) excursion with meals, they are only guaranteed on (B)
and (C) APST Limited excursions. Inclusions on all excursions are subject to
without notice, discount, or refund should circumstances arise which would
delivery of such things as train robberies.
Tue., Dec. 23 – Night Before, The Night Before Christmas Train
Come celebrate the season with Alberta Prairie. These FREE
excursions are an annual offering for the children and their parents and
guardians. Include is an hour long train ride, cookies and juice, costume
characters, and gifts for the youngsters. A $5 or none perishable food
donation to the Stettler Food Bank by adult passengers is recommended.
10 a.m. 12 noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m.
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 Prime
Rib of Beef, Grilled Fillet of Halibut, or Cornish Game Hen served on a
bed of Wild rice.