Locomotive 6167

This project is complete. Visit guelph.ca/construction to learn about current construction projects

About the project

The City received notice from Metrolinx that lease of the space for Locomotive 6167 on their property on Farqhuar Street will end December 15, 2020.

A report went to Committee of the Whole on September 3, 2019. During the capital budget process on November 13, 2019, Council approved $650,000 to move Locomotive 6167 to John Galt Park, adjacent to the River Run Centre on Woolwich Street.

The contract to move the locomotive has been awarded to Greenspace Group, with the heavy lift portion of the project sub-contracted to Mammoet.

Location of proposed relocation of locomotion 6167

Relocation map (downloadable PDF)

Latest updates


October 21 – Preparations at John Galt Park begin for the plinth that will hold the locomotive.
October 22 – The Time Line/Water Line sculpture in John Galt Park moved to a new platform in the park.
October 26 – Locomotive volunteers begin to prepare the locomotive for relocation.
November 9 – Contractors begin site work at the Farqhuar Street location to prepare for the move.
November 14 – Locomotive 6167 is moved to John Galt Park.



Tammy Adkin, Manager
Guelph Museums, Culture, Tourism and Community Investment
City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 2775
[email protected]