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We had no window initially when we boarded but the conductor arranged with another passenger to have seats with good window view of the outside. Uneventful trip. Everyone should experience it once to see the only saltwater access in Ontario.
After a few days of driving around Northern Ontario, we had the opportunity to take the train to Moosonee. We only had one day, so it was a there and back trip, but it was really nice just to sit back, relax, and watch the...More
A fantastic train ride through stunning scenes of rivers, lakes and streams and yes trees ….mostly black spruce and bush . The seats are so comfortable , washrooms big and the food in the dining room was delicious and reasonably priced.
It was indeed an adventure.. my dad and I and our dog. The Huskies seemed fascinated with our Belgium shephard.. We slept in sleds and the water in the sink was brown. But I'm glad that I went.. One of those many adventures with my...More
Five hour train ride from Cochrane to Moosenee.If you have never rode a train, the ride might be interesting. However , you basically see five hours of tree after tree after tree. We walked around Moosenee and then took a boat to Moose Factory. We...More
The train ride was interesting but long - take something to entertain yourself. We sat in the four front seats 1ABCD facing each other both ways. I would suggest switching to the opposite side of the train for the return as it just reverses direction......More
Usually lots of space. Animals cost half of the human rate, but travel in the baggage car, in a crate. It's five hours each way, so that can be tough on them.
Not much to see in Moosenee. The trip up doesn't stop for more...More
Moosonee has a very special place in my heart. You see, I started Kindergarten there in 1967. My family lived there for three years. My father worked for the Department of National Defense as a civilian Electrician. We were the first civilians to live on...More