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The train still runs here…

The train still runs here – Dorman Road, Nanaimo

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The train still runs here…

The train still runs here, and so does the mighty Mitsubishi Delica. Dorman Road, Nanaimo

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Rail – a fading glory

A bottom dump hopper car at Wellcox Yard, Nanaimo

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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.

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The train don’t run here anymore…

No trains going but lots of plants growing…

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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.

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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.

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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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