The Agawa Canyon Tour Train Revisted (Sault Ste Marie, ON – Agawa Canyon, ON)
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The Agawa Canyon Tour Train began operation in 1964, carrying tourists from Sault Ste Marie to the scenic & popular Agawa Canyon. The train operates on the tracks of the Algoma Central Railway (ACR), now owned by Canadian National Railways (CN).
Equipment on the tour train consists of former Rio Grande Ski Train coaches, and an ex-California Zephyr diner. There are TV screens in the coaches giving a live forward view, plus the usual big picture windows. Motive power now consists of former Rio Grande Ski Train F40PH 3,000 horsepower diesel locomotives.
As the train leaves the town of Sault Ste Marie, it passes the ACR yards & Algoma Steel corporation at Steelton, the Goulais River near Searchmont, Trout lake, and the spectacular Montreal River trestle at Montreal Falls before descending the Canyon into Agawa Canyon Park.
If you enjoy superb scenery, friendly service & fine dining, then you’ll enjoy a ride on The Agawa Canyon Tour Train.
For those visiting the Sault Ste Marie area, the Days Inn offers convenient lodging near the train station and the nearby casino offers buffet dining options.