Via 2, "The Canadian" pulls out of Vancouver's Pacific Central Station as the sun slips below the tops of the mountains.
Vancouver's Pacific Central Station glows in the dark hours before dawn. Originally built in 1919 by the Canadian Northern Railway, the building was CN's Vancouver terminal until VIA took over CN ... (more)
A WCEX loco waits in front of "the Canadian" trainset in Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Still utilized as a shop switcher when required for VIA Rail's Vancouver Maintenance Centre, VIA FP9Au 6300 sits silently while extra F40PH-3 6417 prepares to switch out the arriving train #2.
The Canadian at Pacific Central Station, the western terminal of VIA’s transcontinental passenger service.
F40PH-2s 6448 and 6441 wait for their evening departure with the Eastbound Canadian at VIA's Vancouver Maintenance Center
VIA 6148, ex-CP RDC-5 9114 and FP9u 6300, ex-CN 6524 parked outside of the Vancouver Maintenance Center
The only remaining FP9 on VIA's roster, 6300 is switching cars at Vancouver's VIA station on this spring afternoon. 6300 was rebuilt from VIA engine number 6524 (nee CN 6524) in December 1983 at... (more)