Waterloo Central Railway

Discussion in 'The Real Thing- North America' started by RobertInOntario, Jun 22, 2008.

  1. RobertInOntario

    RobertInOntario Active Member

    Just wondering if any Gauge members have ridden on the Waterloo Central Railway and how they liked it. Based on their website and their videos, it looks like quite a very scenic route. They have an 0-6-0 steamer :mrgreen: and a 1940s diesel switcher.

    Waterloo Central Railway Home Page

    FYI, my family and I rode behind this steam loco #9 in 2004 when it was based in St. Thomas. When CN removed the CASO line, this railway operation had to find a new location, which turned out to be Waterloo/St. Jacob's.

    At any rate, we're hoping to ride this train on Canada Day (July 1) after we've just returned from holidays up north. I'll try to take some pics!

  2. galt904

    galt904 Member

    I think the steamer is out of commission right now...
  3. RobertInOntario

    RobertInOntario Active Member

    Thanks -- Yes, that's true, but we're still planning to go today and I hope to take pics. Cheers, Rob
  4. RobertInOntario

    RobertInOntario Active Member

    My family & I actually rode on this train yesterday (Canada Day) and it was excellent. I hope to post pics and a description of it over the next few days, when I get time! Rob

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