South Simcoe Railway Steam Train Excursions


Laurence Pearlman photo

All Aboard” for a scenic journey through the Beeton Creek Valley aboard South Simcoe Railway’s historic excursion train.

You’ll travel in restored 1920s coaches over the rails of a century-old branchline that once connected Hamilton with Barrie and Collingwood. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the vintage locomotive as you travel through the rolling countryside. The round trip from Tottenham to Beeton and back takes just under an hour, highlighted by the Conductor’s friendly and informative commentary. Experience travel as our ancestors did, and learn about the history of the railways that made Canada what it is today!


Experience Living History

Take in a scenic journey through the Beeton Creek Valley, in classic 1920s passenger coaches pulled by one of our historic locomotives.

Enjoy the Conductor’s friendly and informative commentary highlighting the history of the line, the train, and how the railways shaped our country.

Excursions depart from the South Simcoe Railway station in downtown Tottenham, 20km west of Highway 400 on Highway 9, just 50 minutes north of Toronto. Across the road is a conservation park with swimming, camping and picnicing, and friendly local shops and restaurants are just a block away.