Blog posts : "freight"

Rail travel is a proven technology that moves more people and material at lower cost and with lower pollution.

the railway will no longer be a viable mode of transportation.

That Annacis Island rail barge facility all ties in to the four main intercontinental class A railways.

“We have to have freight business for rail service to work on Vancouver Island,”

April 25th 2010

providing Vancouver Island and coastal B.C. industries with direct rail

attracting more passengers is just one of the challenges.

Analyst doubts that new marine rail facility will do much to boost Vancouver Island's lagging rail trade

The track would be used for transporting freight and passengers,

Ministry of Transportation study of the E&N railway corridor for commuter and freight rail.

BC Ferries experimenting with Trailer Drop Service.

Port Alberni Rails will be buesy this week.

March 28th 2009

BCIT conductors back for training

Starting today in Port Alberni BC the next batch of Railroad Conductors will be training on a real engine.  This will give them on the job training for the future, yet another reason to keep our railway alive.

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Railways from Vancouvers Past

March 28th 2009

Excavation moved half a million yards

An interesting read on how the railways shaped parts of Vancouver BC.

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