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Southern Prairie Railway

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Prairie at heart

We had been wanting to ride the train for a few years and finally did it this summer. The Heritage... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
river651
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Winnipeg, Canada
Prairie Train Trip

This train trip from Ogema to Horizon was a great prairie experience. We travelled in a 1922... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
ArleenKo
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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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401 Railway Avenue, Ogema, Saskatchewan S0C 1Y0, Canada
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+1 306-459-1200
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been wanting to ride the train for a few years and finally did it this summer. The Heritage Train tour was running the day we passed through and we thoroughly enjoyed it. (It was sold out but luckily we had bought our tickets...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

This train trip from Ogema to Horizon was a great prairie experience. We travelled in a 1922 passenger car through the prairie. Supper was at the little town of Horizon, a homemade beef supper. Very tasty!! Learned some history of the area and saw deer,...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

We went on the Supper trip to Horizon SK, about a 45 min leisurely train ride. Supper was excellent and homemade, held at the Horizon church. Only building still left in what used to be a vibrant community. We learned some history of the area...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

We went on the afternoon ride from Ogema to Horizon. The engine and pullman car are beautifully restored. It is a relaxing ride, with wonderful commentary about the area, the history of the rail line and the people who started the Southern Prairie Railway. You...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

A slow moving train ride through the Deep South that culminates with a tour of the Horizon grain elevator. Be prepared for the weather. If it’s hot out the train car gets very warm. The day we traveled was cloudy and windy and many were...More

Thank corkerym
Jon S, Director at Southern Prairie Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thanks for posting, and yes we are definitely at the mercy of the weather. We can pump some heat during the cooler days at the end of the season, and we’ve now got ceiling fans in the passenger car to help circulate air on the...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

What an experience, I highly recommend it to anyone. The staff were very helpful and it was a breeze getting there. We drove in from Saskatoon which is about a 4 hour drive. We did the heritage train with the grain elevator tour. FYI there...More

Thank sheshai
Jon S, Director at Southern Prairie Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for the feedback, great to hear you enjoyed!!

Reviewed 17 June 2018

The Southern Prairie Railway in Ogema Saskatchewan gives you an excellent experience of the past on a beautifully restored 1922 Pullman passenger car that seats about 75 passengers. A 45 minute trip down the rails to visit a farmer's market at the next town. Then...More

Thank larrys306riders
Jon S, Director at Southern Prairie Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thanks for the review, glad you enjoyed the trip!!

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Two couples took the excursion including the pitchfork fondue supper. A great experience and the hostess provided a bit of commentary on the countryside and community of Ogema. Meal was good with a very large steak. Would recommend to anyone travelling in the area or...More

Thank Roy C
Jon S, Director at Southern Prairie Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thanks for coming out Roy, and also for the feedback. The pitchfork fondue trio had been a great addition for us here at SPR!

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

It was a beautiful blue day when we went for a ride on southern prairie rail. Ogema had just recieved lots of rain and the fields were lush and green. The train engine is a diesel locomotive. The car was very comfortable and has fans...More

Thank Manoau2002
Jon S, Director at Southern Prairie Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thanks for the detailed review! You’re right, it’s amazing how a couple good rains can change he landscape in a hurry.... things are looking really good this spring. The ceiling fans were recently installed as we continue to improve the fleet where we can -...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This train tour is one of the best success stories of revival of a small town in Saskatchewan. It is part of several heritage attractions that showcase the pioneering spirit of this southern Saskatchewan community. The tour includes a relaxing one hour ride in a...More

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Jon S, Director at Southern Prairie Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you for the kind words! We are really happy you enjoyed the Love Train! Come back any time

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dmasse2017
22 August 2017|
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Response from SKTraveler_59 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on which tour you book. They have different names and some are just the train ride, some offer lunch, some have supper. Check out their website for the different tours and book the one that has the things you... More
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MickeyS196
27 May 2017|
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Response from Jon S | Property representative |
Hi Mickey, Prices vary from $47+ depending on the tour, entertainment, meals etc. Most runs are on Saturdays & Sundays this year. Typically runs are 10am, 1:30pm and 5pm for specialty trains. Here is a link with all the... More
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