Climb the stairs of Winnipeg's historic Union Station and discover over 100 years of the rail history of the city and the railways who made it great!  Located on tracks 1 & 2 in VIA Rail's station, you will find over 37,500 square feet of railway equipment, displays, history and artifacts. The museum features major displays and equipment from the CNR, CPR, the City of Winnipeg's Railways and others who played a role in the development of Winnipeg. See the Countess of Dufferin, the first locomotive in Western Canada, various diesel & electric locomotives, maintenance of way equipment, passenger & communication cars, a caboose, and a last-of-its-kind rail bus. Visit the George Hunter Art Gallery with its exclusive railway art, see the dispatch board that controlled CNR Winnipeg, a very large operating HO model layout and finally visit our very well stocked Gift Shop.