Not quite a diamond! The tracks leading to Exporail's main hall do not usually connect to an outside line. So when the Dominion of Canada was to be switched in and other equipment switched ... (more)
I guess a locomotive simular doesn't need a full nose! This CN locomotive simulator has been stored at Exporail since last fall. It presents an arresting sight with its really chopped nose!
Double switching at Exporail. CP 1608 is switching a Park Car at left while a trackmobile is switching the John Molson steam engine at right.
Old school dispatching. The track panels and boards from CN Wellington tower which once controlled movements for all of central Montreal are now preserved at Hays Station at Exporail. The t... (more)
Awaiting the next switching move. An Exporail volunteer awaits the next switching move in the cab of recently donated CN 7300. They are switching cars behind the main hall hours after the <... (more)
Before its move. Until last week and its replacement by the Dominion of Canada steam engine, CN 6765 occupied a central place in the main hall, beside CP 2850. Now it has been moved to a fa... (more)
CP 1608 advances onto the turntable at Exporail. Behind it is the dome car 'Sibley Park'.
A GP9 inside, another partially outside. CP 1608 pushes the ex-VIA Rail Sibley Park into hangar #5 at Exporail. Barely visible at right is AMT 1311, also a GP9. For a shot of the GP9... (more)
Shutting her down for the day. An Exporail volunteer is on top of CP 1608 as he is in the middle of shutting the GP9 down after a day of switching.
Switching a Park Car. CP 1608 was doing some switching today at Exporail, including putting the non-refurbished Sibley Park dome observation car in hangar #5. Here it backs up... (more)
The British connection. Today the Dominion of Canada entered the main hall at Exporail. It was accorded a pride of place beside CP 2850 in the center of the main hall. Both en... (more)
This past Thursday, CP 318 dropped off CN 7300 (an SW1200RSm) at Exporail, as CN had donated it to the museum. Here it sits outside the shop area, where a trackmobile is barely visible. CN 7300 wa... (more)
Don't worry, it's only temporary! The recently returned to Exporail 'Dominion of Canada' steam engine is currently stored in hangar #5, where it was before it was restored. However t... (more)
A Mari usque ad Mare. is latin for "from sea to sea", Canada's national motto. It is seen here under the cab of the recently returned to Exporail 'Dominion of Canada' steam engine. T... (more)
Exporail's latest acquisition. This past Thursday, CP 318 dropped off CN 7300 (an SW1200RSm) at Exporail, as CN had donated it to the museum. Here it sits outside the shop area, wher... (more)