Churchill, Manitoba residents gather to see first passenger train in 18 months pull into town

By Rachel Bergen, CBC News; December 5, 2018

After 18 months without service, Churchill, Man., residents gathered to welcome the town’s first passenger train since 2017 on Tuesday afternoon.

Via Rail Train 693 left Winnipeg on Sunday, arriving in the town — 1,000 kilometres to the north — about 36 hours later, with at least 100 people braving –20 C degree weather to see its arrival.

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