Experience a Part of Our Rich History

July 9, 2021 – Update

The Board of Directors met on July 8th to review our own Restart plans. The Board approved a gradual restart to a modified schedule for the remainder of the 2021 season:

Opening on Saturdays only All tickets to be purchased online and include social contact information for your group. There will be NO walk-up tickets available until further notice.

Speeder rides start on Sat. Aug 14th and run until October 9.  Tickets online for a half-carriage section: The carriages are divided with Plexiglas; each ticket allows one person, or small group, to sit in their own social bubble. Bench seat is six feet/ 2 meters long.

Interurban spur rides start Sat. Aug 21st. until September 4th. These rides are on our own spur line – this is not a ride to Sullivan. Multiple trips on our half-mile track.

September 4th we will start the Sullivan Excursion journeys until October 9th. Board at Cloverdale Station, ride on our spur to join the SRY mainline (original BCER Fraser Valley Line) to Sullivan, and return *.

We, too, are happy to get back after the long break. We will be inspecting all our equipment and re-certifying our Volunteers to ensure you have a safe ride on Surrey’s Heritage Rail Experience.

Please check our Facebook page and website for updates.

*  Subject to approvals and access to SRY mainline.

John Sprung, Chair FVHRS, on behalf of the Board of Directors.

BCER 1225 & 1231
Marpole Station
Bob Webster collection

So Much to See and Do

Experience history first-hand in our interactive exhibits.

Rumble The Speeder

Experience The Simulator

Hours of Operation

Due to COVID-19 pandemic we are closed to the public at this time.

Plan Your Visit

Our neighbourhood is rich with places to explore. Why not make a half-day of it? Check out some of our favourite neighbours and experience everything that historic Cloverdale has to offer.

NEW: The Wildflower Meadow

What’s new at the railway? Come and check out our new Wildflower Meadow, designed in partnership with the Honeybee Centre. This amazing exhibit is eco-friendly and reflective of a simpler time. Click Here to Learn More.

“Wildflower meadows were once common in the UK, but have mostly been lost due to agricultural intensification since the 1940’s. Although these habitats have been lost forever, existing grassland can be managed to improve its species diversity and new wildflower areas, which have much in common with traditional meadows, can be created.”

-sustainabilityexchange.ac.uk

“Loved it! We had such a great time, the trains are beautiful and you can see the pride they take in their restoration. We will be back soon!”

Join in on the Fun

Follow us on social media, and share your experiences with us!

Out for a Fall Spin. #SurreyBC #CityofSurrey #TrueSurrey #Cloverdale #fvhrs #FraserValley #FraserValleyHeritageRailway #trains_worldwide #thecanadiancollective #explorebc #exploreCanada #imagesofcanada #ilovebc ...

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This rail car at the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society will be raised for the next 12 - 24 months while the motor and other technical parts are restored to working order.

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Fraser Valley Heritage Rail director Allen Aubert reminds me to include the FVHR bee project in my next column. His promo worked! It's included! The society has wildflowers, bee hives and interurbans zipping around the car barn and heritage station in Cloverdale, BC. #travelinspiration #travelbc #travellingtimes #beesandtrains #SurreyBC #beesee #cloverdale #railguys #railsociety #railvolunteers #beepromo #surreyheritagerailway #fraservalleyheritagerailway #fraservalleyheritagerailwaysociety ...

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Interurban 1225. Rumour has it these things had reached speeds of up to 80 miles an hour back in the day. These days, they are legally limited to 15. Let's hope that changes one day!

#bcer #interurban #surrey #Cloverdale #bcelectric #train #railfan #railway #fvhrs #iliketrains #railways_of_our_world #red #wood #heritage #restoration #choochoo #yvr #604 #explore #travel #streetcar #trolley #fraservalley #liveauthentic #history #bevisuallyinspired #trainspotting #clangclangclangwentthetrolley
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In 1913 this was rapid transit from Vancouver to Chilliwack and the track still exists from NWest to Wack - superior to current rapid transit to the Valley - 100 years behind it seems - this runs on weekend by the Heritage Railway Society #explorebc #electrictrain #railway #fraservalleyheritagerailway #train #cloverdale #surrey #traincrossing #vintagetrain #bcelectricrailway #car1225 ...

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All aboard!  If you’re looking for a fun weekend activity, consider taking a ride on The Fraser Valley Heritage Railway.  All trains depart from the Cloverdale Station (Hwy 10 & 176A St) on Saturday and Sunday. The route goes from Cloverdale to Sullivan Station returns to Cloverdale.  While you’re there, be sure to check out honeybeecentre bee hotel that is helping make the beautiful meadow bloom with their hard working pollinators. 📸: honeybeecentre ...

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BCER Interurban 1225 crosses a trestle over the Serpentine River in Cloverdale. Originally constructed in 1910, the line was used by interurban cars such as this one would, making the 3 hour journey between Vancouver and Chilliwack. Service stopped in 1950 and is currently used by a freight railway. Over the last few years, the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society (FVHRS) has been running a restored interurban along the line to let visitors experience another time.

The photo is actually a composite of two separate photos. The black and white image was taken by David Davies in 1965. I'm using the image for personal/educational use which is permitted. I've overlaid my image taken from today to show how very little the backdrop has changed on 50 years!

#bcer #fvhrs #surrey #Cloverdale #interurban #train #iliketrains #westcoast #cityofsurrey #museum #heritage #railway #railways_of_our_world #railfan #fraservalley #landscape #nature_brilliance #nature #mkexplore #trolley #flashback #throwback #trestle #yvr #604 #bcelectric #river #oldtimes #restoration #vintage
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A morning at the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway. This rail car was originally built in 1912 and now restored and running. What I found fascinating was that it is powered by and electric generator. Love that feeling of nostalgia. #railcar #railway #cloverdalebc #restoredcar #nostalgic #nostalgia #explorebc #travelbc #daytrips #vancouverdaytrip #beautifulbritishcolumbia #canada #fraservalleyheritagerailway ...

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Enjoying the #funinthesun in this #bc #heatwave by partaking in #surreydoorsopen events at #bearcreek #park and #cloverdale #fvhrs #surrey interurban #train with my hubby and #minime 😄❤️ #saturday #family #fun ...

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Rail car barn. This is where they restore the rail cars. They're currently restoring 2 rail cars. If they had rail cars in my area, I would probably give up my car and ride public transit most of the time. #carbarn #cloverdalebc #canada🇨🇦 #daytrip #travelbc #explorebc #fraservalleyheritagerailway ...

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#FVHRS
At the station after an awesome train ride.
Let's support #fraservalleyheritagerailwaysociety
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View from the #fvhrs #cloverdale #vintage #train ...

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Here's the Cloverdale Station where you catch the rail car. It's a nice relaxing 55 minutes ride round trip. #fraservalleyheritagerailway #cloverdalebc #station #nostalgia #nostalgic #explorebc #travelbc #daytrip #canada🇨🇦 ...

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Old adverts from the bc electric rail.#fraservalleyheritagerailwaysociety ...

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Waving at passerby's whilst aboard the Westminster at the #fraservalleyheritagerailway train 👍🏻👋🏼 ...

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Car 1304 #fraservalleyheritagerailwaysociety #builtinstlouis #usedinbc #okeefes ...

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Photo 278/365: Group photo.
My family enjoying a visit to the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway.
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My job can be pretty cool sometimes #fraservalleyheritagerailway #oldrailway #railcar ...

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We are always looking for volunteers to help support the activities and operations of the society. You don’t need to be an engineer to get involved!