Blog posts : "nanaimo"

45 level crossings in Nanaimo made the continuation of operating trains unfeasible.

A railway official was among passengers aboard the northbound Via Rail Dayliner

another that damaged a railway crossing gate at Jingle Pot Road and the Island Highway.

issued a challenge to the Cowichan Valley Regional District

The Island Corridor Foundation (ICF) has drawn up the $30 million plan for track enhancements,

effectively creating the home terminus for the Dayliner at the Nanaimo railyard,

The proposal includes a new morning southbound train that would leave Nanaimo at 6 a.m.

Since 2001, the province has invested almost $20 million in improving road safety at rail crossings throughout B.C.

additional warning lights will be installed, along with train-activated message boards

If all goes well, Nanaimo's historic E & N Railway Station should be open for business next spring.

The first white child born in Nanaimo, his parents' favoured son, he killed himself with drink.

arrangement be made to transport cruise ship passengers to Nanaimo's historic E&N Railway station to take visitors to other Island destinations

Neither of the train's two crew members, a conductor and locomotive engineer, nor any passengers were injured,

but officials responsible for improvements have yet to take further action.

The poor and outdated design of a Nanaimo railway crossing is to blame for killing two people in October 2009,

the driver likely didn't notice the flashing lights or hear the warning bell until 14 metres from the crossing

Limited signal visibility and poor intersection design contributed to a train-and-car crash

railway crossing is partly to blame for a crash last fall

The politicians agreed to offer a $30,000-a-year tax exemption for 10 years

the group that owns the rail line, says it is going ahead with plans to reverse the train's schedule.

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