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Gentle time travel

Caught the streetcar in Old Strathcona, where there was lots of convenient parking. The volunteer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ntmle
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Edmonton, Canada
Wonderful experience

Went by with my 2 nephews. 8 & 9 years old. they loved seeing the river & especially stopping in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nestor D
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Open May Long weekend to October each year, the streetcar's views of the city and the river are absolutely amazing. This is also the best way to get from the farmer's market to downtown.
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103rd St & 83rd Ave | (Rear of Old Strathcona Farmer's Market Building), Edmonton, Alberta T6H 5Y1, Canada
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All reviews old strathcona fun ride great view of the river valley run by volunteers downtown edmonton north saskatchewan river farmers market whyte avenue history lesson great trip piece of history unique experience step back in time edmonton's history legislature building great fun a lot of fun
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Caught the streetcar in Old Strathcona, where there was lots of convenient parking. The volunteer conductor obviously enjoys his job, saying pretty much the same thing for every trip. This was an excellent way to travel to the Legislative grounds where my grandson was one...More

Thank ntmle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The streetcar ride was nice, a blast from the past. I just thought they crowded too many people on the train. Felt like a sardine on a streetcar.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went by with my 2 nephews. 8 & 9 years old. they loved seeing the river & especially stopping in the middle of the bridge high above. Also great job on letting the kids pull the cord to honk the horn.

1  Thank Nestor D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Streetcar Staff were incredibly friendly and informative on the ride from Strathcona to Downtown. They shared many interesting facts about the area as well as the history of the streetcars. The incredible view of the city from the high level bridge is well worth...More

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish someone on trip advisor would’ve mentioned it was closed except for weekend after Lsbor Day. My husband and I paid for an Uber to take us here based on the great reviews on Trip Advisor. We arrived there to see they were closed.🙁

1  Thank hockeymom56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice quiet ride narrated by operator, a great change of pace to this busy world . u cant miss this attraction , sorry my travel date was summer 2017

Thank David A
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Everyone on the High Level Bridge Streetcar seemed to have a wonderful time (except me; I hate heights). The conductor told interesting stories and there is a great view of the city and the North Saskatchewan River. I kept trying to calculate the chance of...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed August 29, 2018

did the round trip very knowledgeable gentlemen ,all volunteers .Very reasonable 6 dollars round trip can get off shop get back on.Great for children young and old

Thank jeancorbettfamily
Reviewed August 27, 2018

What a fun and unique experience as a passenger in the high level streetcar ! A nice view while going over the bridge ! Educational as well as entertaining for young and old alike !The volunteers were knowledgeable and friendly !

Thank Alero17
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Rode the High Level Railcar during the evening of my last night stay in Edmonton. Enjoyed the history presented by the volunteer conductors aboard the train. The evening views were nice but would prefer daytime ride next time. This in an inexpensive educational ride for...More

Thank Richard B
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Pet37
August 11, 2018|
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Response from scottishforbes | Reviewed this property |
The trip is quite short 15 to 20 minutes, then you are in the heart of Strathcona, near a huge Farmer's Market on Saturdays, quick access to Fringe in August, walking distance to Whyte Avenue with unique shops, and many... More
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bettyyaya
June 25, 2018|
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Response from pinchy_79 | Reviewed this property |
Right across He street from the Strathcona terminal is a big paid parking lot 5 bucks for 12 hours or so. Look on google maps and you will see it
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Rachel S
May 23, 2018|
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The fare is $3 one way or you can pay $6 for a ticket which you can use for your return trip at any time, on any car, on any day.
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