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Translation – Explanation and Caution

The electronic translation service on the City of Surrey’s web site is hosted by Google Translate. The quality of the translation may vary in some of the languages offered by Google. The goal of the basic translation is to capture the general intention of the original English material.

Google Translate is a free service and currently offers translation in over 50 languages. Unfortunately, not all the languages spoken in the City of Surrey are translated. Punjabi is one of the languages not currently offered, and to remedy the situation, the City has been in contact with Google and they have committed to making Punjabi available in the future.

The City of Surrey cannot guarantee the quality, accuracy, or completeness of any translated information. Before you act on translated information, the City encourages you to confirm any facts that are important to you and the decisions you make.

The City of Surrey offers interpretation services at all its facilities. If you have a question about the material you read on our web site, we encourage you to stop by a City facilities to discuss it. You can also contact the City at (604) 591-4011 to receive interpretation support.

The City is committed to enhancing the accessibility of its web site to all its citizens, and appreciates any feedback that it receives.

Chinese, Korean, Punjabi, Tagalog, Hindi

Riding the Rails

Visit the Surrey Museum for an afternoon of old-time railway fun. View displays from the Greater Vancouver Garden Railway Club (Website.New window.), make crafts to take home, and enjoy afternoon lectures on railway paintings with Brian Croft, or the BC Electric Railway (BCER) with Curator Lisa Codd from the Burnaby Village Museum. 

Saturday, February 25, 2012
1:00pm - 4:00 pm
All ages, by donation



Riding the Rails With a Paintbrush
Well-known local artist Brian Croft narrates a visual tour of his paintings and the history behind them. Many of his paintings chronicle the colourful history of the BCER. Learn how his research and paint process has created an ongoing historical record of BCER’s interurban trams.
1:30pm - 2:30pm
By donation (16+yrs)


 View a video on artist Brian Croft's process to create "Cloverdale 1913".

The Story of BCER Car 1223
Join Curator Lisa Codd from the Burnaby Village Museum to learn about Interurban Car 1223 (Website. New window). Discover the story of its journey to the museum, and how a team of professionals and volunteers painstakingly restored it.
3:00pm - 4:00pm
By donation (16+yrs)

Get the location and explore the features of the Surrey Museum.