After meeting train A412, VIA #1 departs the siding at Entwistle. The new woodchip pellet processing plant is in full swing in the background.
VIA Rail Canada's westbound Canadian heads into Jasper behind F40PH-3s 6459 and 6401.
VIA Rail Canada's westbound "Canadian" crosses the Code Trestle on the CN Rivers Subdivision.
The Canadian offers vista dome passengers glorious sunny views on this early spring morning as the train nears Field, BC passing through the curves at Ottertail. Ahead is the climb over Kicking Ho... (more)
The Canadian sprints westbound thru the Black Canyon of the Thompson River. Recent schedule changes have made daylight appearances of VIA in the Thompson and Fraser Canyons common.... The Canadian... (more)
At the beginning of a 3.5 day transcontinental journey, VIA Rail Train 2, The Canadian, has just left Vancouver and is gliding through CN's Thorton Yard just after sunset.
The new crew that takes over here is walking towards the power as VIA train #1, the westbound Canadian, makes its service stop beneath the mountains in Field, BC. The lead unit of the A-B-B set, V... (more)
It's a perfect fall day in the Rockies as VIA train #2, the eastbound Canadian, pauses at Banff, Alberta. A pair of CP GP9s are assisting VIA FP7 1402 on its trek through the mountains.
VIA F40PH-3s 6453 and 6427 lead the westbound Canadian through Spences Bridge.
A late running eastbound VIA #2 crosses the Battle River Trestle headed by 6426 and a 40th anniversary wrapped 6454.
Running late ex Toronto, onboard passengers are treated to a nice daylight run across Northwestern Ontario. A pair of F40's painted the the 40th anniversary livery are on the helm of #1.
VIA F40PH-3s 6415 and 6435 lead the eastbound Canadian past Central Salvage in Heffley Creek.
Snow has let up a bit as the westbound VIA Super Continental pulls into Boston Bar, BC on CN trackage. CN MOW people have dug out access to the speeder shed and are not being deterred from keeping... (more)
VIA #1 (16h43 late) meets VIA #2 (00h11 late) at snowy downtown Blue River, BC.
While the eastbound "Moonlighters" were treated to an extremely rare on time trip across CN's transcon from Vancouver to Toronto, the westbound group wasn't as lucky. Still dubbed as a &... (more)