25th Anniversary Track Meet & Celebration!

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Celebrating 25 years at Confederation Park
Welcome everyone, we invite you to join us and local dignatories on Saturday, July 7th, 2018, starting at 2:00 PM, as we celebrate the 25th year of running the Burnaby Central Railway in Confederation Park. Activities will include the official public opening of our newly expanded Garden Railway, a 25th Anniversary cake cutting ceremony, and a prize draw for those in attendance.

Please note that due to the celebrations no trains will be running for public rides between 1:30 PM and approximately 3:00 PM.

The Garden Railway:
Read more about our new Garden Railway Thomas the Tank Engine visits the Burnaby Railway!attraction on our garden railway page - don't forget to check out the Commemorative Brochure on that page for more information and pictures. The Public Grand Opening will be part of the 25th Anniversary Ceremony at 2:00pm on the 7th July!

For members and their guests, there will be a Private Opening of the garden railway on Friday 6th July at 3:00pm - an opportunity to celebrate the end of the project, and to test one's trains!

The 'Track Meet':
To further mark the occasion, we are hosting a special 'track meet' inviting model engineering and model railfans to join us for a weekend of fun and trains.

Meet Registration:
Want to bring your 7.5 inch gauge locomotive? Here's what you need to know...
Read more about the British Columbia Society of Model Engineers and the Burnaby Railway here.

Meet Timetable:
  • Private running days: Thursday, July 5th - Friday, July 6th (members and participants only)
  • Public running days: Saturday, July 7th - Sunday, July 8th (everyone welcome)

Come and join us over the 'Meet' weekend, and ride behind unique visiting engines from afar!
Event Date: 
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 10:00