This might be the most luxurious way to experience the Rocky Mountains

By Coleman Molnar, Canada.com; May 23, 2019 In Western Canada, the private luxury train company the Rocky Mountaineer traces a…

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A witness to history: Hotel Vancouver turns 80

By Andrew McCredie, Vancouver Sun; May 24, 2019 For a moment during the recent 80th anniversary gala at the Fairmont…

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Close to 85,000 travellers choose VIA Rail Canada during Easter long weekend

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; April 25, 2019 HIGHLIGHTSApril 18–23, 2019 VIA Rail cross-Canada routes Most popular route: Ottawa…

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Mexicans opt for train as way to explore Canada

From Riviera Maya News; April 23, 2019 Data shows the number of Mexicans visiting Canada continues to increase with Mexican…

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Rocky Mountaineer expands capacity with new luxury rail cars

A press release from Rocky Mountaineer; April 15, 2019: Seven glass-dome cars to join the fleet in 2019 season VANCOUVER,…

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The joy of seeing Canada by train

By Valerie Stimac, San Francisco Chronicle; March 29, 2019 The grumpy gentleman across the aisle decided he’d rather make this…

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British Columbia’s Sea to Sky Corridor: A railway runs through it

By Rick Crosby, Pique Newsmagazine; The Squamish Chief; March 24, 2019 The air at the railway portal at Mile 10.58…

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‘He could have frozen to death’: British Columbia town calls on VIA Rail Canada to build shelter for passengers

By Courtney Dickson and Clare Hennig, CBC News; February 26, 2019 Each morning, staff at the Valemount Swiss Bakery are hard…

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Opinion from Vancouver: Passengers, tourism, must be considered in railroad discussions

By Steve Sammut, Vancouver Sun; February 14, 2019 With the May 2018 amendments to the Canada Transportation Act, the Canadian…

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Canadian rail rules derailed by American red tape

By: Dylan Robertson, Winnipeg Free Press; February 8, 2019 OTTAWA — Transport Canada had no clue what items American freight trains…

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Canadian transport minister orders all trains to use hand brakes after fatal derailment

By Brennan Doherty, The Star Calgary; February 8, 2019 CALGARY—Days after a Canadian Pacific Railway train began sliding down a…

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Canadian Pacific Railway update on Field, British Columbia derailment

A press release from Canadian Pacific Railway; February 8, 2019: CALGARY, Feb. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP)…

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Teamsters Canada Applauds Order to Use Train Handbrakes on Mountain Slopes

A press release from Teamsters Canada; February 8, 2019: Calgary, Feb. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Teamsters are applauding Transport…

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‘A major challenge:’ Railway in British Columbia derailment details harsh weather challenges

By Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press, CTV News; February 8, 2019 CALGARY — A report by the railway company involved…

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British Columbia: Doomed Canadian Pacific freight train had speed control problems hours before derailment, says railway source

By Bill Kaufmann, Calgary Herald; February 6, 2019 The freight train involved in a fatal derailment was flagged for speed…

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Canadian Transportation Safety Board says Canadian Pacific freight train began to move on its own, derailing 99 cars and killing three crew

By The Canadian Press, Edmonton Journal; February 5, 2019 CALGARY — Investigators say a Canadian Pacific freight train was parked…

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3 Canadian Pacific Railway employees killed in train derailment near Field, British Columbia

By Melissa Gilligan and Karen Bartko, Global News; February 4, 2019 Three Canadian Pacific Railway employees were killed after their…

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Vancouver’s TransLink to adopt all-door boarding for first time

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 30, 2019 TransLink on Feb. 2 plans to open a new platform at Commercial-Broadway Station…

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Legislation proposed to establish Cascadia Rail High Speed Rail authority

By Kyra Senese, Managing Editor, RT&S Magazine; January 29, 2019 A potential plan to bring high-speed rail (HSR) to the…

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Riding Canada’s Skeena train: from Jasper to the Pacific

By Monisha Rajesh, The Guardian; January 23, 2019 Inhaling the sharp scent of fresh pine, I lean over the half-open…

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Microsoft leads charge for high speed rail corridor in Pacific Northwest

By Linda Baker, Freight Waves; January 21, 2019 Commuters in the Pacific Northwest love to complain about how slow (and…

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Canadian Transportation Agency to investigate possible freight rail problems in Vancouver

By The Canadian Press, CTV News; January 14, 2019 GATINEAU, Que. — The Canadian Transportation Agency will investigate possible problems…

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British Columbia: New excitement for passenger rail on Vancouver Island with track assessment ordered

From CBC News; January 4, 2019 A project to check track conditions on an abandoned rail line has some excited…

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From the British point of view: The surprising renaissance of America’s railways

By Chris Leadbeater, Travel Correspondent, The Telegraph; October 18, 2018 Something is stirring in America – and for once, it…

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Bullet train from Portland to Vancouver, B.C.? Oregon, Washington, Canada talking

By Andrew Theen, The Oregonian; October 8, 2018 Imagine stepping on a train in Portland at noon and stepping off…

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