The province of Saskatchewan hosts two major freight railways, numerous shortline railways, and several tourist and passenger railways.
Saskatchewan Freight Railways
There are two “class 1” freight railways in Saskatchewan. The province is known for its numerous short line railroads.
Saskatchewan Passenger Railways
Canada’s national passenger railway, VIA Rail, operates through the province with its Canadian transcontinental train. The Canadian stops in Melville, Watrous, Saskatoon, Biggar and Unity in Saskatchewan.
VIA’s Winnipeg-Churchill train also cuts through a portion of Saskatchewan on its route.
The Southern Prairie Railway (diesel – Ogema, SK) was the only tourist railway currently operating in Saskatchewan until 2018.
In 2018 the Wheatland Express began running, between Wakaw and Cudworth, Saskatchewan.