Blog posts : "alberni"

where the Canadian National Pacific Railway was once under construction for the area’s burgeoning transportation network.

Great Scenic Railway Journeys, is headed to Port Alberni to profile one of B.C.’s historic rail sites.

The dusting problem associated with unit coal trains in earlier years has been virtually eliminated.

BC Institute of Technology (BCIT) training courses for student conductors will begin Saturday, May 7 and continue until Sunday, May 15.

it is the first all-aboriginal conductors course for BCIT

Alberni Pacific Railway is warning drivers and pedestrians to use caution around railroad crossings beginning Feb. 12

"It's a question of how far we go with the spur line,"

then rail should be used to move the coal.

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

Port Alberni Mayor Ken McRae appeared to end — or at least postpone — efforts to relocate the iconic 1920s-era steam engine

Aug. 21, climb aboard the No. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Alberni Train Station,3100 Kingsway

Trip will retrace the route of the group that originally mapped B.C.'s first provincial park

A bystander waves to the parade of Speeders putting past the Port Alberni train station

The event will also mark 20 years of the Log Train Trail.

June 19th 2010

Mill hosts VI Spine event

a week in the Alberni Valley learning first hand what it takes to work for a railroad.

April 17th 2010

Training ground


The log train trail is built on an old rail bed,

The Alberni Train Station is the location for the Work of Heart craft fair,

celebrates its 80th birthday this Friday, Aug. 28

Aug 31 2009

Train turns 80

Model railroad enthusiasts and logging history buffs gathered last month at McLean Mill for the first event of its kind in Port Alberni.

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