Southern Prairie Railway

An hour’s drive from Regina is the small town of Ogema. Here you’ll find the Southern Prairie Railway, Saskatchewan’s only full-sized tourist railway, and the best wood fired pizza and fresh-made pasta in the prairies. Seated in an authentic 1922 Pullman passenger coach, sit back as the locomotive rumbles under the big sky, visiting farmers markets and old grain silos. Offering special theme departures, you can also participate in a train robbery, murder mystery, music concert, or feast on Italian delights.


Length of Trip : Tours range between 2.5 and 3.5 hours

Cost : Click here for the latest tours, times and prices.

Best time to go : June to September

Wheelchair friendly : Call ahead to make arrangements

Family friendly : Yes

Where to eat : Solo Italia, purveyors of authentic Italian pizza, pasta, coffee, sausage, and sauces. Owners Marco and Tracey spent six months building the wood oven to Naples specification, perfecting the dough (thin and crusty), importing the cheese, and obsessing with the ingredients. Delizioso!

Official Site : Southern Prairie Railway

Where to Stay : We recommend staying with our trusted partner Holiday Inn and Suites when in Regina.

Getting There : Ogema is located about 115 kilometres south of Regina. Just follow Highway 6 and look for the signs.

Note from Robin : For a small town, Ogema has a terrific tourist attraction, and a delicious place to eat. Transpotters will love the history of the locomotive and passenger coach, others might just enjoy experiencing the prairies in a slower, more leisurely fashion. Perfect for families, it's a grand day out.




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