Blog posts : "mine"
The E.&N. railway siding, at which these bins have been constructed is about 1½ miles north of Somenos station,
Premier Christy Clark is right to link the proposed Raven coal mine near Courtenay to the rehabilitation of the E&N railway.
One loaded truck full of coal would head down the Island Highway and onto Highway 4 every 20 minutes if the B.C.
the railway would have to build a spur line to the proposed site, something the ICF doesn't have the money for.
We visit the site of the Union Colliery Mine, hidden in the forest southwest of Cumberland, and the site of the forgotten town of Union,
March 23rd 2010
Jan 16th 2010
A new coal mine is in the works and a good site to look at for a possible rail transportation boost in the future. They would need to pick the right port to ship from and have the support of the community to run coal cars on. Please check this site I have provided and see for yourself.