All Aboard the Train at Exporail!
Attractions to discover, May 25, 2015 2015-05-25
Exporail, the largest railway museum in Canada
Exporail, the largest railway museum in Canada

Step into a universe full of passion where trains and railways take centre stage. Located in the Montérégie region, Exporail, the largest railway museum in Canada, invites visitors to embark on a fascinating and immersive experience as soon as they arrive. Admire the impressive collection of streetcars and the huge wagons from every angle, explore train cars used for various purposes and discover the delicate art of model railroading.

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At Exporail, there are plenty of activities for all ages. Train enthusiasts are sure to have a ball! Go for a ride on the miniature train or the streetcar at any time between May 16 and October 12, or climb aboard the passenger train on Sunday afternoons starting May 17. You can also catch the demonstration of the John Molson steam locomotive, learn more about telegraphy and see how a turntable bridge operates. The Rocky Mountain Express film will be screened and will take you on a trip full of history and spectacular scenery.

Exporail, Period streetcar rides
Exporail, Period streetcar rides

The Model Trains Are Back!

This annual exhibition is sure to fill you with childlike wonder. This fan-favourite event known as A Great Passion for Model Trains will take place on August 15 and 16 and welcome over twenty exhibitors from Quebec and Ontario who come to display their model trains. Don’t miss this unique exhibition that features miniature layouts, rolling stock, buildings and interactive elements for the little ones.

Railway Workers during the War

Until November 11 the temporary exhibit Building the Road to Victory invites you to delve into the history of the Canadian Railway Troops. These uniformed railroaders who participated in the First World War by building railroads were known for their exceptional efficiency, their courage and their sense of sacrifice. This exhibit highlights the size of the contribution of these too-often-forgotten soldiers.

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