Blog posts : "port alberni"

We sold a number of excess artifacts to Port Alberni, and have loaned artifacts to Mackenzie, Valemount

Eighteen NARCOA members pulled into the train station in Courtenay on Friday afternoon

“The track is great, the scenery’s fantastic. We really like it. We come here because of that.”

A tug of war between the city of Port Alberni and Woss Lake has developed over the No. 113 steam train.

The speeders are part of Motorcar Operators West, a group based in California.

Sept. 11 and Sunday, Sept. 12. Their return a second year in a row is unprecedented,

an effort to catalogue and save historical artifacts throughout its region.

Historic Locomotive 113 may move to Port Alberni.

Alberni Pacific Railway go through another season of transporting visitors back to the early 1900s.

The Raven Coal Project Facts

August 6, 2010
CEAA posts backgrounder on Raven Underground Coal Project

CEAA posted a backgrounder on the Raven Project today and announced a 30 day public comment period. The public will have until September 20, 2010 to comment on the project and conduct of the comprehensive study.


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This year’s event Aug. 13 will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

support the idea of rebuilding the Vancouver Island rail system to heavy freight grade to carry coal,

The fire appears to have been sparked by the steam train,

The trip back in time begins at the restored train station located just off the waterfront in downtown Port Alberni.

Hauling coal would put struggling railway on solid financial footing

Vancouver Island's struggling railway would be given new life if coal from a proposed mine near Fanny Bay

but the Island Corridor Foundation is responsible for the line in between,

“The project can’t sustain the capital that would be required for the railway; so the short answer is ‘No’”

recent news of the No. 113 locomotive...is to get that one back into town and restored.”

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

April 25th 2010

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