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Climb aboard the Orford Express tourist train and treat yourself to a unique sensory experience, an exquisite meal, all the while taking in the great pastoral views that sweep the countryside between Magog, Bromont, Eastman and Sherbrooke.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Quai MacPherson | Gare de Magog, Magog, Quebec J1X 3L2, Canada
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+1 819-575-8081
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

It was a joy to ride behind one of the last 3 working FL9 locomotives. Food, coffee, tea, champagne, wine....were all fresh and great tasting. Staff serving the Sunday brunch were very courteous and efficient. There was also singer Catherine Noel on the train. Her...More

3  Thank VNwildrose
valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

wow ! Thank you so much for this great comment ! We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience on bord the Orford Express. We will share your good words to our team !

Reviewed 31 August 2018

We went all out and booked the panoramic section which is quite expensive. We were a little disappointed by the scenery, not much to see, a few lakes, a lot of forest. The stop in Magog is a waste of time, only 30 mns close...More

Thank Curious810096
valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi Carole, thank you for taking the time to share your impressions. We are very happy that you enjoyed the meal on board ! We will share your good words to our chef ! Sincerely,

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We were excited to take this ride but didn’t really enjoy it because of an 18 month old that cried and screamed for 3 hours. They must insist on not allowing 3 yrs. or under, to attend. I did complain to the conductor and he...More

3  Thank harts103
valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi harts103, thank you for taking the time to share your impressions. Unfortunately, those kind of situations are out of our control. We don't feel confortable on refusing passengers of a certain age. Everybody is allowed on board including children. We are very sorry that...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We were given a ride on the Orford Express and chose a dinner cruise that lasted three and half hours. The meal was excellent, the service superb and all in all a great evening...even had some delightful entertainment on board after the meal. Full bar...More

3  Thank stomper1001
valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hi stomper1001, thank you for taking the time to write down your impressions. We are glad that you enjoyed your ride on board the Orford Express !

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Picked up the train in Magog, went to Eastman and back, and they Sherbrooke and back. The train is very comfortable but be aware if you're a party of two you will likely be sitting with another random couple. The food was fine, but they...More

2  Thank BKWally
valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hi BKWally, thank you for sharing your comments. We are glad that you've enjoyed the train, the food and the service ! We are currently working on an english version of the videos... Great idea ! Sincerely,

Reviewed 3 July 2018

I surprised my husband with the 4 hour lunch trip on June 30th on the way to our weekend in Ayerscliff. We both loved the ride, the food, the entertainment. It was very well organized and I loved the special touch of the "boarding pass"...More

Thank marialuisanicolau
valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hi marialuisanicolau, thank you for sharing your impressions ! We are glad that you've enjoyed your ride on board the Orford Express !

Reviewed 29 June 2018

We had a great time form Magog to Sherbrooke, a really nice ride, we learned new things along the ride from the train conductor, and when we returned we had a really big surprise when we saw that we will have our own little concert...More

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valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hi Madalina R, we are glad that you've enjoyed your ride on board the Orford Express! Sincerely,

Reviewed 30 May 2018

2018-05-24 - We took the dinner train excursion for our wedding anniversary. This is a must for something different to do. A step back in time with music and ambiance of the 50's along with excellent food and friendly service. Very relaxing evening as we...More

Thank Circuit191
valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hi Circuit191, we are very glad to hear that you've enjoyed your experience on board ! Thank you for sharing your impressions. Sincerely,

Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Recently on a clear May evening, a group of us on a business trip in the Magog area experienced the Magog Express. We were all a little skeptical about what we thought the experience would be like. However, the pleasant staff, great food and gentle...More

Thank Yvan H
valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hi Yvan H, wow ! Thank you for this great comment ! We are glad that you've enjoyed your experience aboard the Orford Express ! We will share your good words to our team ! Have a great day ! Sincerely, la direction

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent way to see the beautiful fall foliage and enjoy lunch. The panoramic section was wonderful. We were welcomed with a glass of champagne. Lunch followed-exceptional soup starter. The rainbow trout was fabulous. Ravioli was a good meatless option. Both desserts were delicious.

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valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Hi Pamelita7117, thank you for your review. We are glad that you've enjoyed your ride on the Orford Express. It would be a pleasure to welcome you again. Sincerely, la direction

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Hi ! It stops in the old downtown on Shefford Street :)
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It's better the day before, you can approach the ticket office with is located at the departure train station at Magog. The reason to reserve in advance is bcs you choose your meal in advance is not cook on board and also... More
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