Weekday afternoons from 1 to 4 pm from May to November
The South Simcoe Railway is a steam heritage railway in Tottenham, Ontario, north of Toronto. Operating excursions since 1992, it ...
The South Simcoe Railway is a steam heritage railway in Tottenham, Ontario, north of Toronto. Operating excursions since 1992, it is the oldest operating steam heritage railway in Ontario and features the second oldest operating steam locomotive in Canada.
Take in a scenic journey through the Beeton Creek Valley, in classic 1920s passenger coaches pulled by one of our historic locomotives.
Enjoy the Conductor's friendly and informative commentary highlighting the history of the line, the train, and how the railways shaped our country.
Excursions depart from the South Simcoe Railway station in downtown Tottenham, 20km west of Highway 400 on Highway 9, just 50 minutes north of Toronto. Across the road is a conservation park with swimming, camping, and picnicking, and friendly local shops and restaurants are just a block away.
In 2023, our scenic excursions run on selected dates from May to October. See the calendar below for a list of upcoming excursion dates (including special features and accessibility).
- Easter Express - April 8-9 2023 - Haunted Hallowe'en Adventure - no dates currently scheduled - Santa Claus Express - no dates currently scheduled
----- BIRTHDAY PARTIES/SPECIAL EVENTS ---- - Celebrate your Special Occasion on the train!
Why not celebrate a birthday, anniversary, retirement, or any other special event in a unique way - aboard the baggage car of the train as it travels through the rural countryside?
Parties are available on certain Sunday or holiday Monday departures from Victoria Day weekend through to the end of September only
One flat rate price includes return fares for 20 passengers and a personalized, locomotive-shaped cake.
Advance booking by phone is required - call the railway office for further information and reservations.
Special Occasion Parties are only available on specific dates. Check the excursion schedule for availability and call the office to book in advance.