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Address: 1311 West 1st St, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7P 1A6, Canada
Phone Number: 1 604 984 5246; 1 800 663 8238

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I have taken it both ways train up and train back Train up and boat back I like the train up and train back Fabulous views Many friendly folk along the way waving on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 7, 2014
MagicintheWoods77
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Western Shore, Canada
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

My husband is a serious train enthusiast so when we spotted this big steam train we had to come in and check it out. The guys (volunteers I guess) were super friendly and knowledgeable and we bought a great little book about the building of the railroads in West Canada.

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Burnaby, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Took my friends daughters for the Polar Express ride. Too bad it was pouring that day, but they enjoyed it. For me it was just nice to see the old train again. This train brought so much joy, along with thousands of tourists. Just wishing one day the provincial government would anti up to get her back running again.

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1 Thank Larry s
Rock Creek, Canada
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553 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

They stopped running this steam train due to parts becoming harder and harder to find. In its glory days it ran the track to Squamish and back through the Howe sound . It was a scenic and spectacular views . So sad to see it not running anymore. Good rides made all of us who rode on this train. Great... More 

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2 Thank Marie J
Powell River, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This is still an attraction, sort of. It is not running. So sad as such a fun way to travel slowly on tracks hanging from the sides of the cliffs over Howe Sound. But the train is parked in the Train Museum out of Squamish which is well worth the visit, train buffs or not.

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5 Thank Teresa H
Western Shore, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I have taken it both ways train up and train back Train up and boat back I like the train up and train back Fabulous views Many friendly folk along the way waving on the train A memorable journey for certain Check it out at Christmas also :)

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Thank MagicintheWoods77
Vancouver, Canada
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172 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If it is discontinued Trip Advisor should take the listing down! It gives people false information! Who is monitoring Trip Advisors listings?

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4 Thank DMC90
North Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

This service ceased many years ago. The Whistler mountaineer, however, runs a high quality train trip to Whistler.

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2 Thank Andrea L
North Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Loved the views along way and ended up moving to Squamish as a result. My review comes with a BIG caveat: the company locked these people out for more than a year and hired scabs at low wages to break their resolve, all so they can make more money. Completely disgusted by this and I will never go on here... More 

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1 Thank johndebbien
North Vancouver, Canada
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

This attraction has been discontinued as the steam locomotive was too expensive to fix as it needed new boilers

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1 Thank 181717Mitchells
vancouver
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40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Haven't been for a few years but have such fond memories!

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