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Ride the Stanley Park Miniature Train

Miniature train in stanley park

Travel over trestles and through tunnels on your two-kilometre winding journey through the forest.

Appreciate nature from a relaxing seat on the Miniature Train, a replica of Canadian Pacific Railway #374, famous for pulling Canada's first transcontinental passenger train into Vancouver in the late 1880s. 

The Miniature Train is one of Vancouver's most popular attractions carrying more than 200,000 passengers per year.

Seasonal rides

Easter Train in Stanley Park

Easter Train

Spring has sprung and what better way to celebrate than a trip on the Easter Train. Hop on by for a fun-filled day including egg hunts and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

Mother Goose’s Ghastly Garden is the 2014 theme for the Stanley Park Ghost Train

Ghost Train

Enjoy the thrill and excitement of the Halloween Ghost Train, an annual tradition for thousands of families in Vancouver. This themed ride changes every year with new sets, costumes, and other surprises.

Bright Nights Miniature Train

Bright Nights Train

See the Miniature Train and Plaza sparkle this winter holiday season at Bright Nights in Stanley Park. Ride the train, watch animated displays and be dazzled by three million twinkling lights. Partial proceeds go to the BC Professional Fire Fighters' Burn Fund.

Miniature Train hours of operation

The Miniature Train runs rain or shine. In the event of high wind storms or unusually severe weather conditions, please phone us to see if the train is operating.

January and February

  • Closed

March 28 and 29; April 1 to 6, 2015 (Easter Train)

  • Monday to Sunday: 10:00am to 5:00pm

April 18 to June 19, 2015

  • Saturday and Sunday: 11:00am to 4:00pm
    (weather permitting, phone for updates)

June 20 to September 7, 2015

  • Monday to Sunday: 10:00am to 5:00pm

Mid-September 2015

  • Closed 

October to November 2015 (Ghost Train)*

  • Monday to Thursday: 5:30pm to 9:30pm
  • Friday to Sunday: 11:00am to 10:00pm
    (train only, 11:00am to 5:00pm)

*Specific dates to be determined

November 27 to January 4, 2015 (Bright Nights Train)

November 27 to December 18

  • Monday to Thursday: 3:00pm to 11:00pm
  • Friday to Sunday: 10:00am to 11:00pm

December 19 to 26

  • Daily: 10:00am to 11:00pm
  • Closed December 25 

December 27 to January 4

  • Daily: 10:00am to 10:00pm

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Did you know?

The Miniature Train was built in 1964 after Typhoon Frieda blew down a clearing of fallen trees in the Stanley Park forest.

Last modified: Fri, 05 Apr 2013 14:10:35

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