CN 15016, Everybody's favorite rebuilt RDC inspection car, came to Riverview. While in the area the RDC was coincidentally assigned to cover the route of VIA 680, the oldtime RDC sevice from Regina to Prince Albert, making trips over the Warman, Watrous and Craik Subdivisions in proper fashion.
Inside one of the "cabs" on VIA RDC1 6133. The VIA RDC's still have factory controls. You can see the modern additions, including 26-L air, a radio, event recorder, RSC(Reset Crew Alarm), digital spedometer, and a comfy seat.
6148 lays over in Nanaimo on the SB trip back to Victoria. The 6148 first showed up on the E&N in 1994 in time for the Commonwealth Games in Victoria, VIA Rail was expecting large passenger loads. When the 6148 showed up in Vic West it was in very poor condition, it hadn't been moved under...
VIA Rail 6148 sits in Courtenay, BC ready to head south to Victoria.
That is the original Courtenay station, built in 1916, it was not intended to serve as the northern terminus, CPR was pushing to connect with Campbell River about 28 miles north of Courtenay, but construction stopped...
VIA Rail RDC 6148 rolls into Victoria to pickup passengers for the trip north. The current Victoria station is actually the 4th building to serve the City of Victoria. The first, built north of the present Vic West Yards on Russell's St. was used as the Victoria Terminal until 1888 when a larger...
Looking back towards the rear vestibule. This is what the 6135 looks like inside since she returned from rebuild 3 months ago.
Category: VIA Rail / Canada
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