The tri weekly Budd Car for Sudbury gets underway at... well, its not named for show ; White River!
VIA Rail Canada's Malahat approaches Union Bay, B.C., on Vancouver Island, as fall colour starts to show. This line between Victoria and Courtenay is the antithesis of "high iron"; in fact, one is... (more)
The Budd car departs Chapleau for Sudbury
"IT'S A TRAIN!!" screeched a little girl playing on the shore of Shawnigan Lake as one of VIA's classic RDCs blew its horn for a nearby crossing. Kids from the lake's epynomous village enj... (more)
VIA 6148 and 6135 depart Victoria with northbound train 299 to Courtenay.
The northbound Malahat crosses the 529 foot Niagara Creek Canyon Trestle. The cantilever suspension bridge was constructed in 1883 and used to cross the Fraser River at Cisco, BC before being rel... (more)
At the start of its day, VIA 6148 transits from Russel's Roundhouse to the station in Victoria where it will wait for its 08:00 departure for Courtenay.
VIA 6148 and 6135 arrive at Duncan with the northbound Malahat.
In support of E&N Days, VIA Rail and SRY provided round trip passenger service between the host municipalities of Victoria and Langford. The 11:00 train crosses Goldstream Ave shortly after depar... (more)
The two Budd cars return from Victoria's station empty as they will pull up to the switch and then head into the roundhouse completing their long day
VIA 6148, ex-CP RDC-5 9114 and FP9u 6300, ex-CN 6524 parked outside of the Vancouver Maintenance Center
VIA 6148 is on the tail end of G828 bound for Saskatoon, and then will be put on M302 for Toronto. Eventually this unit will end up at IRS in Moncton, NB for refurbishment.
VIA #198, the MALAHAT, just arrived at the Victoria station, from its return trip to Courtenay
Air powered turntable and little used roundhouse provide overnight resting place for VIA 6148. A local mentioned there are two more RDC's stored in the roundhouse.
Fifty year old VIA 6148 enters yard at Esquimalt following its daily run along the E & N.