Blog posts : "railroad"

He argued that the original deal was to trade off 20 miles on either side of the line in exchange for train service.

What the hell is the problem?

The poor and outdated design of a Nanaimo railway crossing is to blame for killing two people in October 2009,

Victoria to Courtenay is a drop in the bucket compared to the $2 billion it cost to build the new Canada Line

celebrates its 80th birthday this Friday, Aug. 28

Aug 31 2009

Train turns 80

it would continue west along the historic Canadian Northern Pacific Railway grade to Port Alberni.

The track would be used for transporting freight and passengers,

Station is a go ahead just needs some tennents.

Port Alberni Arsonnist strikes near Railway

Chinese railway workers in Canadian history.

"The Nanaimo - Esquimalt Rail and the Fraser Valley rail systems are subject to big studies

Steam train returns home and Transit gets a looking at.

Victoria BC Bridge's future up for debate

Save Those Kellog's Boxs

E&N Trail

Nanaimos 10 Worst Intersections

Vancouver Island property is not up for dicussion.

March 31 2009

Government responds to rights complaint

Hul’qumi’num Treaty Group members say 270,000 hectares of traditional territory were illegally confiscated from them as part of the 1884 E&N Railway grant. The Vancouver Island property is now privately owned and not up for discussion at the trea…

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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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New Rail News

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