Category Archives: The train don’t run here anymore

Loon Lake

The E&N rail line is widely know as connecting Courtenay and Victoria, but there’s also the Port Alberni Sub, a 39 mile long branch line that runs from Parksville, over the Alberni Summit,  to Port Alberni. The E&N trestle over … Continue reading

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E&N Railway locks…

The train don’t run here anymore, but things are still locked up. The Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway once operated freight service between Courtenay, Port Alberni, and Victoria, as well as the Dayliner passenger  service between Courtenay and Victoria. The only … Continue reading

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E&N Railway locks…

The train don’t run here anymore, but things are still locked up. Related Posts:The train don’t run here anymore…The train don’t run here anymore…The train don’t run here anymore…The train don’t run here anymore…

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The train don’t run here anymore…

No trains going but lots of plants growing… Related Posts:The train don’t run here anymore…The train don’t run here anymore…The train don’t run here anymore…The train don’t run here anymore…

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The train don’t run here anymore…

The pictures in this series speak for themselves – no further comment is necessary when viewing where the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway once operated the Dayliner passenger  service between Courtenay and Victoria. Related Posts:The train don’t run here anymore…The train … Continue reading

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The train don’t run here anymore…

The pictures in this series speak for themselves – no further comment is necessary when viewing where the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway once operated between Courtenay and Victoria. Related Posts:The train don’t run here anymore…The train don’t run here anymore…The … Continue reading

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The train don’t run here anymore…

A few relatively short sections of the Victoria Subdivision have been upgraded to 100 Pound rail – that’s rail that weighs 100 pounds per yard. The heavier the rail, the heavier a load it can support, and the the faster … Continue reading

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The train don’t run here anymore – Ladysmith

If you take a few minutes to explore Ladysmith below Highway 1 you will likely run across the old train museum – if you take a few more minutes and explore the now silent tracks you’ll come across this old … Continue reading

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Logging truck

A nice logging truck on Highway 18 The E&N Highway 18 crossing – just as quiet as the spur a few hundred feet up the line. The Lake Cowichan Subdivision once ran 18.6 miles into the Lake Cowichan area and … Continue reading

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The train don’t run here anymore…

Vowels Road – near the Nanaimo Airport The pictures in this series speak for themselves – no further comment is necessary when viewing where the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway once operated the Dayliner passenger  service between Courtenay and Victoria. Related … Continue reading

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