A Visit to the West Coast Railway Heritage Park - What You Will See


CN Roundhouse and Conference Center

Opened in 2011, it has 21,000 square feet on the main floor and can house 7 locomotives or other pieces of rolling stock. The building is geo thermally heated, with a well at its northeast corner drawing water from 98 feet below, with a constant 48 degrees F. year round. Heat pumps then extract heat from the water in the winter, and cool in the summer, to heat and cool the building very cost efficiently.


CN Roundhouse and Conference Center


There are two other levels - the Mezzanine houses the John Hardie Mitchell Gallery which currently houses the john Keith King collection of railway china and silverware.

Above that is the Canron Upper Deck where a great view of the Heritage Park can be enjoyed both indoors and outdoors.


CN Roundhouse and Conference Center


CN Roundhouse and Conference CenterThis building is also available for weddings, conferences, fundraisers and parties. The ambience for the trains and their mobility allows for space alternatives and lends a unique atmosphere.


This is where you will purchase your ADMISSION TICKETS to the park and for the MINI RAIL (a fun and exciting ride around the perimeter of our park past the water tower, the railway crossing, Windmill Flats, Wilkie Station, Mason Station and our eagle viewing tower.

Visit the GIFT SHOP for an eclectic assortment of souvenirs, gifts, books, and toys.

 

 

 


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The West Coast Railway Association is a charitable organization
committed to preserving British Columbia's railway heritage.


West Coast Railway Association
PO Box 2790 Stn. Term.
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3X2
Canada

Charitable business number: 119292480 RR0001