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Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions
A Major Alberta Attraction - Great For The Whole Family

2018 Fare Information
All prices are in Canadian Dollars   (GST not included)

Price structure of each trip is indicated by alphabetic characters (A) to (T).
       *Youths - 11 to 17 years; Children - 4 to 10 years; the 3 & under fare category
                                        is available on (A) excursions only.

THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride (PE)    Return to Schedule
Each ticket includes a THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride and each passenger is served hot chocolate and a cookie treat by Polar Express Chefs and everyone receives a ceramic souvenir Polar Express mug. Santa will board the train at the North Pole, and on the return trip will walk through each car giving out the “first gift of Christmas” – a silver sleigh bell – to each child 12 years and under.
12 years and older ............$  70.00       11 years and younger........... $  40.00
                                                    All fares are G.S.T. extra.

Excursions with Meals (A)             Return to Schedule
The most frequent and popular excursions we offer. Includes steam or diesel-powered rail excursion lasting between five, and five and one-half hours, full course buffet meal at destination, entertainment, sightseeing & maybe even a train robbery. These trips are great for children and families.
Adults ...............................$110.00       Youths ............................... $  75.00
Children ........................... $  45.00       3 & under ................................. n/c

                                                    All fares are G.S.T. extra.
Please refer to schedule for specials such as a Rail Fans Special, Old Time Family Picnic, Fall Suppers, Live Steam Show, etc. which are included in fares for excursions with meals (A).

Steak or Rib Barbecue Excursions (B)             Return to Schedule
Special event excursions include steam or diesel-powered rail excursion lasting between five and one-half and, six hours, upscale buffet meal, on board and special entertainment, beer with meal, and guaranteed train robbery.
Adults ............................ $165.00       Youths ............................. $145.00
Children ......................... $  70.00       3 & under .........................$  70.00
                                                    All fares are G.S.T. extra.

APST Limited Excursions (C)            Return to Schedule
These popular specials have everything including  steam or diesel rail excursion lasting six hours, one hour long live stage show, buffet meal featuring prime rib of beef, guarantee train robbery, on board entertainment, wine with meal.
Adults ............................ $165.00       Youths ............................. $145.00
Children ......................... $145.00       3 & under ........................ $145.00
                                                    All fares are G.S.T. extra.

Newfoundlander Excursion (D)            Return to Schedule
Feast on steak and lobster. Includes guaranteed train robbery, on board entertainment and Down-East entertainment at supper and complementary "East Coast" beer and berry wine with the meal.
Adults ............................ $165.00       Youths ............................. $145.00
Children ......................... $145.00       3 & under ........................ $145.00
                                                    All fares are G.S.T. extra.

Murder Mysteries (E)                         Return to Schedule
Includes diesel or steam-powered excursions lasting six hours and featuring interactive theatre. Passengers are encourage to participate in solving a "Who-Done-It" presented by professional theatre company. Also included is buffet meal. Not recommended for children. Performances may include words with double meaning and sexual connotations.
Adults ........................... $140.00       Youths ............................. $140.00
Children ........................ $140.00       3 & under ........................ $140.00
                                                    All fares are G.S.T. extra.

End of Steam Special (F)                         Return to Schedule
The last chance of each season to ride the train behind steam-locomotive No. 41. Come and join us for buffet-style Alberta roast beef meal, on board entertainment and a fireworks display on both sides of the train during the return journey.
Adults ...............................$115.00       Youths ............................... $  85.00
Children ........................... $  50.00        3 & under .......................... $ 50.00

                                                    All fares are G.S.T. extra.

Adults Only Specials (G)                    Return to Schedule
Available on two excursions annually. Perfect for anyone who wants to ride on a diesel or steam-powered train without the bustle and excitement of 17 and under children. Includes all the extras normally found on a "Country Dinner".
Adults only ..................................................................................... $ 110.00
                                                    All fares are G.S.T. extra.

Harvest Pumpkin Fest (P)                 Return to Schedule
Includes selecting very own pumpkin from our patch, hot chocolate and cookies, family friendly activities, and much more.
Adults ...............................$40.00       Youths ............................... $ 40.00
Children ........................... $40.00       3 & under .......................... $ 40.00
                                                    All fares are G.S.T. extra.

School Special (S)                             Return to Schedule      
Riding the rails on a School Special will not only provide students the unique experience of train transportation, but will also offers a wide range of educational opportunity involving Canadian heritage and the geography of the region.
Adults ...............................$40.00       Youths ............................... $ 40.00
Children ........................... $40.00       3 & under ..........................    . n/c
                                                   
All fares are G.S.T. extra.

Teddy Bear Special (T)                      Return to Schedule      
Includes diesel powered rail excursion, entertainment specially for the kids and buffet meal. Children are invited to join in a teddy bear promenade just before departure on the return trip. All the children receive a prize.
Adults .............................. $110.00     Youths ............................... $  75.00
Children - 10 and under ..................................................................... n/c
                                                   
All fares are G.S.T. extra.

                                                                VISA and MASTERCARD ACCEPTED

Discounts apply only to fares paid in advance as a group and do not apply to individuals within a group paying separately. There are no discounts or group rates available on The Polar Express trains.

Group Rates: Special rates are available to parties of twenty (20) or more, booking, traveling and paying as a single group. Call for details. Discounts apply only to fares paid in advance as a group and do not apply to individuals within a group paying separately. With less than five (5) days notice, it may not be possible to seat passengers with a group. Please try to reserve all seats required with original booking. Group discounts are not available on The Polar Express.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: With the exception of THE POLAR EXPRESS trains 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.

Trains are available for special charters, tours, reunions and private/public events.

Reservations Recommended

Alberta train attractions

             For additional information you may contact us by one of the following methods...

     By Telephone...
    1-800-282-3994
(in Canada) or
    (403) 742-2811 (outside Canada) or
     (403) 290-0980 in Calgary.

     By Fax...
    (403) 742-2844

     By Snail Mail...
        Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions
        P.O. BOX 1600
        Stettler, Alberta
        T0C 2L0 (Canada)

     By e-mail...
      Alberta Prairie at info@absteamtrain.com

 

This page was last updated Wednesday August 01, 2018

 

 

SORRY! For security reasons we are not able to accept reservations via e-mail. Instead, please call:
1-800-282-3994
(in Canada) or
(403) 742-2811 (outside Canada)

Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven-days a week June to September
Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday October to May

 


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