Tag Archives: VIA

The Train

A train – in this case, not the train, but a VIA Rail passenger train that I saw at one of my favourite train watching spots. Nothing unusual here, but I shot the images and video on my sweet little … Continue reading

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A pair of trains

Above, a Canadian Pacific freight train in Trenton, heading toward Toronto. Below, a Canadian National VIA passenger train in Smithfield, heading toward Toronto. © 2013 CKB

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Toronto – Union Station

There is nothing that comes close to traveling by train – everything is someone else’s problem, there’s lots of room to move about, and the constantly changes. It’s awesome, as is stepping off your train and entering Union Station in … Continue reading

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VIA Eastbound

A VIA passenger train at the Canadian National (CN) station in Belleville, Ontario. This train has arrived from Toronto and is heading to Montreal – yes – we do have passenger rail service in Canada. Sometimes you have to see … Continue reading

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Train Geekery – Via east and west

CN 5738 heading west from Brighton, Ontario toward Toronto. And a pair of VIA passenger trains… © 2012 CKB

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Trains…

Just some train engines that I saw while out and about. Ahh. While the Canadian Pacific locomotives are not a rare sight across Canada, how many people remember the days of rail? The time when travelling was an end to … Continue reading

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