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visitors will step back in time as they view meticulously restored trains at the Canadian Museum of Rail Travel in Cranbrook.

Included in their collection is the 1929 Trans Canada Limited and the 1907 Soo-Spokane Train De Luxe, which had a fast Pacific engine, long mail-express baggage car, a tourist sleeper ocach, dining car, and observation car. Operating only during the summer months in Canada, this first class train's compartment-observation cars were 80 feet (24.4-m) long with open platforms arched windows, and possessed such names as Yahk, Fernie, Nelson, Twin Cities and Curzon.

The Canadian Museum of Rail Travel is open daily from mid-April to the Canadian Thanksgiving and Tuesdays through Saturdays from Mid-October to mid-April.

Special parking is available for buses and tour guides are also available.

Location: 1 Van Horne Street, Cranbrook British Columbia V1C 4H9 Telephone 250-489-3918 Fax 250-489-5744

Other British Columbia History nearby:
(Cranbrook) Baker Park
(Cranbrook) Canadian Museum of Rail Travel
(Fort Steele) Fort Steele Heritage Town
(Creston) Stone House Museum & Archives


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