Port aux Basques Railway Heritage Museum

Port aux Basques, Channel-Port aux Basques

The heritage museum is dedicated to public education and awareness concerning the history of the railway in Newfoundland. It celebrates the first Trans - island passenger train from St. John's to Port aux Basques in 1898. The Railway Heritage Centre consists of a replica of the original 1898 passenger station and a restored nine car train. The train is made up of a snowplow, diesel locomotive, two tank cars from world war 11, a Newfoundland boxer, sleeper, two baggage cars and a caboose.

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Contact Information


  • Route 1 , Trans Canad Highway , Port aux Basques, Channel-Port aux Basques
  • 47.5909, -59.1636


Dates of Operation

  • Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2017


  • $5 per person, children under 12 free.


  • Washroom