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Orford Express

Quai MacPherson | Gare de Magog, Magog, Quebec J1X 3L2, Canada
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For something different you will long remember

2018-05-24 - We took the dinner train excursion for our wedding anniversary. This is a must for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Circuit191
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Sherbrooke, Canada
Choo Choo!

Recently on a clear May evening, a group of us on a business trip in the Magog area experienced the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yvan H
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Montreal
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“train ride” (8 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Quai MacPherson | Gare de Magog, Magog, Quebec J1X 3L2, Canada
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"salmon"
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"anniversary gift"
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"gourmet meal"
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"enjoy the view"
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"food is excellent"
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"recommend this trip"
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"glass of champagne"
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"lovely scenery"
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"sherbrooke"
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"singer"
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"songs"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

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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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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This outing was my parents' anniversary gift. We opted for the Express (2 1/2 hrs, no meals) in the panoramic section. It proved to be just right. The other trips with meal options were scheduled in such a way that meals were served way past...More

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valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Bonjour Luz039, thank you for your great review. We are glad that you've enjoyed your experience on the Orford Express ! Sincerely, la direction

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We enjoyed the train ride and the lovely scenery. The brunch was the best I have enjoyed in a long time. We started with croissants, yogurt with fruit and granola, then either salmon or goat cheese tray that we thoroughly enjoyed. Drinks are on sale...More

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valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi KrishnaS3, thank you for your great review ! We are very happy that you've enjoyed your ride on bord of the Orford Express. We will share your good words to our team ! Thank you, la direction.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Took the afternoon train to Sherbrooke without lunch. Spent a little more on the panoramic car which was worth it. They offered an alcohol beverage at the start, but you can also ask for non-alcohol, which was delicious. At Sherbrooke there are a few outside...More

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valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi, Phoebepk, thank your for your review. We are glad that you've enjoyed your ride abord the Orford Express.

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We took the lunch train. The atmosphere was great. Private enough to have a conversation with your partner and enjoy the scenery. The mean was fantastic, hot and very tasty. We had a nut allergy at our table and there were very accommodating. The only...More

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valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

hi Ryily, thank your for your review. We are glad that you've enjoyed your ride abord the Orford Express. Sincerely, la direction.

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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Went on the Orford Express with our 3 years old. Really nice outing for a couple, good food, well maintained train and really good singer on the return leg for coffee and desert. While our son behaved amazingly, not the greatest outing to bring a...More

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valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi Steve S, thank your for your review. We are glad that you've enjoyed your ride abord the Orford Express. Sincerely, la direction.

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

We were in the panoramic section, the view is great and the food is excellent. Magalie our hostess went out of her way to please us.

1  Thank ReneSheridan
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valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi ReneSheridan, thank your for your review. We are glad that you've enjoyed your ride abord the Orford Express. We will share your good words to Magalie. Sincerely, la direction.

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

We booked a "souper à la brunante" on the Orford Express. We found the whole experience delightful from the conductor in uniform to the wonderfully renovated train cars to the dinner. Service was courteous and professional and the ambiance was enhanced with wonderful singing by...More

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valerieL8107YI, Responsable des relations clients at Orford Express, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi Luc L, thank your for your review. We are glad that you've enjoyed your ride abord the Orford Express. We will share your good words with our team. Sincerely, la direction

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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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