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A 186-mile train ride from Cochrane to Moosonee. Flag stops include Island Falls, Fraserdale, Otter Rapids, Onakawana, Moose River.
200 Railway Street, Cochrane, Ontario P0L 1C0, Canada
+1 800-265-2356
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a few days of driving around Northern Ontario, we had the opportunity to take the train to Moosonee. We only had one day, so it was a there and back trip, but it was really nice just to sit back, relax, and watch the...More

1  Thank ytranger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic train ride through stunning scenes of rivers, lakes and streams and yes trees ….mostly black spruce and bush . The seats are so comfortable , washrooms big and the food in the dining room was delicious and reasonably priced.

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 8 September 2018

It was indeed an adventure.. my dad and I and our dog. The Huskies seemed fascinated with our Belgium shephard.. We slept in sleds and the water in the sink was brown. But I'm glad that I went.. One of those many adventures with my...More

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Five hour train ride from Cochrane to Moosenee.If you have never rode a train, the ride might be interesting. However , you basically see five hours of tree after tree after tree. We walked around Moosenee and then took a boat to Moose Factory. We...More

4  Thank Carol N
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The train ride was interesting but long - take something to entertain yourself. We sat in the four front seats 1ABCD facing each other both ways. I would suggest switching to the opposite side of the train for the return as it just reverses direction......More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 2 June 2018

the people were amazing and the ride so relaxing. I thought the crew were awesome. Great views for sure.

1  Thank Dale R
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Usually lots of space. Animals cost half of the human rate, but travel in the baggage car, in a crate. It's five hours each way, so that can be tough on them. Not much to see in Moosenee. The trip up doesn't stop for more...More

Thank Derek v
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Moosonee has a very special place in my heart. You see, I started Kindergarten there in 1967. My family lived there for three years. My father worked for the Department of National Defense as a civilian Electrician. We were the first civilians to live on...More

10  Thank Line V
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Caught the 9am train from Cochrane to Moosonee. The first wagon is the best, no one will be in it but you. They have a wagon were they sell drinks n snacks. It’s very relaxing 5hr ride.

10  Thank Norma G
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

A trip to Moosonee was on our bucket list. And, well ... it's done. I won't say it was a bad experience. But I think many tourists might be disappointed. My wife had never been to Moosonee. My only trip to Moosonee before had been...More

34  Thank kproulx
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Dennis W
17 September 2018|
Response from Dale R | Reviewed this property |
it is 60 dollars each way
William L
5 September 2018|
Response from Carol N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry do not know.
William L
5 September 2018|
Response from Dale R | Reviewed this property |
Polar Express Ontario train 5 hr run.