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Waterloo Central Railway

878 Weber Street | St. Jacobs Farmers' Market and Flea Market, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 4A9, Canada
+1 519-504-0527
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Father's Day

Very poor quality for the price! Super hot! Dirty and smelly! Bathroom there is no water! Dirty... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Francineide G
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Father's day trip

Horrible experience. Dirt train. Just a few seats with windows that can open. All taken, extremely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carlos G
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878 Weber Street | St. Jacobs Farmers' Market and Flea Market, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 4A9, Canada
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+1 519-504-0527
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very poor quality for the price! Super hot! Dirty and smelly! Bathroom there is no water! Dirty! Disgusting! I do not recommend it as a tourist attraction! So disappointing! Sorry to our dad family!! 😔

Thank Francineide G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Horrible experience. Dirt train. Just a few seats with windows that can open. All taken, extremely hot inside. No entertainment, kids got bored and irritated. We paid $90.00 for this. Never more!

Thank Carlos G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff friendly.Some train cars smelly. Washrooms not clean. I can't believe that they offer this as some sort of tourist attraction! I have been on the one at Port Stanley. That train was clean fun and there was a conductor giving us a commentary of...More

Thank deda2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided that we wanted to see the Market as well, so we purchased our tickets to Start at the St. Jacobs Market. I would recommend buying your tickets before you go. We hopped on at St. Jacobs Market and rode the train to St....More

1  Thank Virginia W
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We had a terrific time yesterday, everyone really enjoyed it. The caboose was a great adventure, lots to explore for the kids, and being able to sit up top and watch the scenery go by was wonderful. There was huge excitement when we went over...More

1  Thank Diane K
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My family and I have been loyal "Santa Train" riders for many years, and have encouraged family and friends to join us. This year we saw a marked decline in the entire experience. We will now actively DISCOURAGE ridership on this holiday journey. The train...More

1  Thank StevenB805
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We took this volunteer-run train ride from the St.Jacob's Market station to Elmira and back. The round trip took about 2 hours - we did not get off the train in either St.Jacobs or Elmira because of the cold and rainy/snowy weather. The seats on...More

2  Thank silverbrook
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Went with family and it was very cold even for fall weather. The train experience is nice , but the carriages are a bit old. Given the unexpected weather , the heating equipment was not turned on and hence the ride was chilly. The volunteers...More

1  Thank Amitabh C
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Went on the pumpkin patch ride. Honestly, it was pretty boring. There was no overhead PA describing any train history. The ride was fairly mundane like any regular train ride. The "pumpkin patch" was really not a pumpkin patch at all. It was a patch...More

1  Thank AquamanEh
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The route was no way near alot of tree for us to enjoy the color changes. The pumpkin patch stop was actually some pumpkins scatters on the grass literally as we stepped out the train. That was a huge disappointment and very misleading.

1  Thank blessed i
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Linda B
trying to find out ticket prices. Don't see a 'Buy Ticket' option on the websiet
1 July 2015|
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Response from RescueTeam | Reviewed this property |
Tickets can be purchased online (Get Tickets button at the top of the page on the Waterloo Central Rwy. website, or onboard the train.
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Linda B
Trying to find out ticket prices. Don't see any "Buy Ticket" option the website
1 July 2015|
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Response from RescueTeam | Reviewed this property |
Tickets can be purchased in advance (via their website) or on board the train.
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Mervin P
How can we book the tour?
3 June 2015|
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Response from Neal M | Property representative |
Hi there.You can book by visiting our website and clicking the "Buy Tickets" button. Alternately, you can arrived at our station 30 minutes before your preferred departure and buy your tickets there. We accept cash or... More
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