More Polar Express Tickets Now Available!
The WCRA has been able to add some extra seats for The Polar Express!
A new class of PEX tickets are now on sale for the remaining December departures – Priority Coach. It is Reserved Seating in a Rocky Mountaineer Rail Car with hot chocolate, cookies, and all of the North Pole attractions including our new 'Ice Cave' attraction this year!
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Government of Canada Supports the Preservation of Railway Heritage in Squamish
West Coast Railway Association receives funding to purchase and improve railway shop
November 26, 2016 – Squamish, British Columbia – Department of Canadian Heritage
Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Member of Parliament (West Vancouver–Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country), on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced $1 million in funding for the West Coast Railway Association in support of its heritage preservation and expansion efforts.
The funding, provided through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund, will be used to purchase and renovate a former BC Rail work shop, including a 3-storey office facility on the west side of the building and its surrounding 5 acres. The shop will allow the West Coast Railway Association to maintain, protect and preserve its historic collection of locomotives and railcars.
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