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McLean Mill Office: Monday to Saturday. 10:00am to 3:00pm
| Gift Shop: Closed for season | Cafe: Closed for season | Campground: By reservation only until June 2019 | Self-Guided Tour: Open 24/7 | Train Runs: see Events or Tickets
PLEASE NOTE: Parts of the Site are unavailable to be viewed due to maintenance projects during our off-season.

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Vancouver Island's own original railway. Visit the last stop on the E&N line and ride the rails on the Alberni Pacifc Railway.



Enjoy the beauty of the Alberni Valley on one of our fully restored antique locomotives. The journey begins at the Historical E&N Train Station in downtown Port Alberni, where you will be greeted and welcomed aboard by our conductors and train engineers. You will have the opportunity to ride the rails through some of the most picturesque meadows and forests in the Alberni Valley.You will travel over 3 wooden trestles before arriving, 35 minutes later, at Mclean Mill Historic Park.

Upon arrival we welcome you to step back in time and enjoy the rich history of McLean Mill Historic Park. Enjoy a guided or self-guided tour of the National Historic Site, including our many heritage houses, steam powered sawmill and antique equipment. Unwind in the courtyard where arts and crafts will be available for the little ones, enjoy lunch at the Steam Pot Cafe & bring your experience home at the McLean Mill Gift Shop.

You will have 2 hours at the historic park to take in all of the amenities, after which time you will hear the whistle blow indicating your return train is getting ready for departure. 

Ticket Prices 2019

Included with train ticket: entrance into the McLean Mill Park, a guided interpretive tour (subject to availablility), daily programing, art moments & lasting memories for all. 

Adult: Round Trip $36.00 | One Way $26.00

Youth (12-18): Round Trip $25.00 | One Way $15.00

Child (0-11): Free (max 1 per paid adult - extra's are $20.00)

Family (2 Adults & 2 Youth 12- 18): Round Trip $95.00

Train departs from the E&N Station at 3100 Kingsway Avenue in Port Alberni. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your departure time.

*  All fares subject to GST (5%), a processing fee and a 24 hour cancellation policy. Cancellations will be subject to a service charge.

Our antique locomotives require ongoing maintenance and care. As such we are unable to guarantee which engine will be operational for specific runs

Alberni Pacific 8427, a 1600 HP Alco RS-3 120 ton  locomotive


Please Note: As with any railway, motive power, schedules and fares are subject to change without notice.
Adverse weather conditions or technical/safety problems may prevent operations.





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Number 11 Deisel Locomotive