RMEO School tour programme
Please call the RMEO for more information about this time tested, hands on educational experience
Suggested Activity Schedule
Arrive 9:45/9:55 Safety reminder, site familiarization, and groups form
10:00 10:25 10:50 11:15 11:40 12:05
Station/engines tour 1 2 3 4 5 end
Hand car ride 2 3 4 5 1 end
Art 3 4 5 1 2 end
Special equipment 4 5 1 2 3 end
Scavenger hunt 5 1 2 3 4 end
*** a loud whistle blast will be the indication to move to the next activity ***
Toilets & depart 12:15
Station/engines tour No materials required
Join a tour of the historic Canadian Northern station and waiting rooms, telegraph office, steam locomotive, diesel locomotive, Nolans flag station, section house.
Hand car ride Have your muscles and technique ready!
Ride an authentic hand car along our main line using your own muscle power
Art Provide a pencil, eraser and a clipboard per student
Sketch steam locomotive Canadian Northern/Canadian National #1112
Special equipment No materials required
Study the CPR President’s railway Cadillac and climb aboard a caboose, dental car, snow plow, and box car.
Scavenger hunt Provide a shared pencil and a clipboard per each group of 2
Prepared and provided copies will check your powers of observation / teamwork skills.