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North Pole Express

December 1, 2018 - 12:00 - 17:00

Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 1st when Santa Clause rolls into the Smiths Falls Canadian Northern Railway station!

Bring the whole family down and celebrate the North Pole Express at the Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario in Smiths Falls. Get ready to hop aboard our very own Christmas cabooses for a ride along the snowy tracks. Keep an eye out for Santa who will be arriving by train to meet all the good girls and boys.

Train rides run every 30 minutes from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (excluding a short break at 5:30 pm for the Train crew). More event details to come. For details or updates as they happen visit: or “Follow” us on Facebook.

Please note…. the North Pole Express will also roll into the Station on November 24th & 25th. For more details please visit:

How long is the ride?

We are thrilled to be offering longer rides! The rides are now approx. 2 km round trip. They leave from the station along the West track and head north to Cornelia St., switch to the East track and travel along the east side of the property and then back again.

Do I have to pre-purchase tickets?

Yes, if you want to be guaranteed a train ride. There are a limited number of tickets available for this event. If you are unable to purchase your tickets online, please call the museum to purchase tickets (613) 283-5696.

I have a child 3 or under, where I can purchase tickets for them?

Children 3 years old and under do not need a ticket, but please be sure to reserve a ticket for them when purchasing your ticket. Tickets are required for anyone 4 years or older.

What if I miss my scheduled train ride?

We request that you check-in at the front desk at least half an hour before your scheduled ride to pick up your train tickets. If you miss your scheduled ride time, we will do our best to put you on the next available train ride, but we cannot guarantee you a ride.


Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario
90 William Street West
Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 5A5 Canada
(613) 283-5696
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