High Level Bridge StreetcarEdmonton Radial Railway Society
The High Level Bridge Streetcar, operated by the Edmonton Radial Railway Society, stands as one of Edmonton's premier attractions, offering a unique journey into the city's past. This historic streetcar ride takes passengers along former Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) trackage, tracing a route from Edmonton's iconic Whyte Avenue, through a tunnel on the CPR mainline – the only one ever built in Alberta – and across the historic High Level Bridge into Downtown Edmonton.
The journey concludes at Jasper Plaza, conveniently located just a block from Jasper Avenue.Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and cannot be reserved in advance. Passengers are welcome to make stop-overs, and the return portion of a round trip can be used on any date and at any scheduled time.
- Charter Trips: The High Level Bridge streetcars can also be booked for various occasions, including weddings, birthdays, and gatherings.
- Route: The High Level Bridge line begins at the Whyte Ave Terminus, stopping at Old Strathcona, 107 St, Garneau, Government Centre, and Jasper Plaza before returning.
Operating Hours and Frequencies
The streetcars run every 45 minutes on the High Level Bridge from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, starting at 9:00 am on Saturdays. On special occasions such as Canada Day and busy Fringe days, a 20-minute service may be available. At Fort Edmonton Park, streetcars operate approximately every 15 minutes during park opening times, with additional cars during special events and busy Sundays.
Ample parking is available near the Strathcona Terminus on the east side of 103rd Street (Gateway Boulevard) and 104th Street (Calgary Trail). At the north end of the line (Jasper Plaza), a parking lot is located on the west side of 109th Street between Jasper Avenue and 100th Avenue.
Experience the charm and history of Edmonton aboard the High Level Bridge Streetcar, a journey that offers a glimpse into the city's rich heritage and iconic landmarks.