December 8, 2019

A real train ride to the North Pole!

Set to the sounds of the motion picture soundtrack, families are sure to delight in their journey to the North Pole, complete with hot chocolate and cookies served on board the train. Passengers will be entertained by many of the cha...

March 20, 2019

Originally published March 19, 2019 02:43 pm

Author: Lew Harrison

Images taken by Andy Chornomitz

Goodbye to 5080
Prince Albert, SK, Canada / XFM
Lew Harrison
March 19, 2019 02:43 pm

Since the 60’s, CN locomotive 5080 has...

July 31, 2018

Tickets available August 15th, 2018! (After 9:00am)
2018 Summer train patrons August 1st! (After 9:00am) - Watch your email for your special code.
*Summer train patrons must have booked through our booking system to receive an email. If you have unsubscribed at anyti...

June 6, 2018

Rail Recreation - An Evolving Hobby 

“It's easy to mock model railway enthusiasts as the dull cousin of train spotters, but the truth is that attics and spare rooms across the nation are filled with small buildings and model engines.” 

Model railway interest seems to be...

May 23, 2018

With the promise of a new life, free from persecution, poverty and oppression; early European settlers came to the prairie provinces as the chosen ones, used to hard work and even harsher climates. They believed in the land of opportunity, grateful for a second chance,...

April 18, 2018

Everyone associates High Tea with English traditions, but do you know how far back it dates or where the idea originally stems from? 

A Portuguese Introduction

It was Catherine of Braganza, a Portuguese princess that inspired tea time as a fashionable event, 

back in the...

February 10, 2018

Everyone knows about our train-tastic passion for trains. Here at Aspen Crossing, our tagline is: Celebrating Our Railway Ties! As a tribute to Cupid and all that embodies, we explore of course Amore from where else, trains!

Rail Fascination

There’s an undeniable connect...

October 5, 2017

For many of us, Halloween is a super fun time. Dressing up in costumes, going to parties or hosting one. Decorating and baking scary types of foods and sweet treats. But for a lot of others, it’s the thrill of pushing your fear boundaries to get that adrenaline rush.


April 17, 2017

Nothing beats a great cup of tea - except if it’s High Tea, served aboard the Aspen Crossing Railway! Enjoy a traditional elegant pastime; fine china, fancy finger foods and some great company! 

The New Hydration Movement

There’s a hot new beverage that’s gaining in popu...

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