Vancouver: ‘Foolish’ SkyTrain ‘surfer’ fined $115 for riding between train cars

By Simon Little, Global News; October 18, 2019 Metro Vancouver Transit Police say a man was fined Thursday after being…

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What timetables tell you about traveling: Getting There

By Jim Cameron, The Middletown Press; October 13, 2019 I love reading timetables. Not the new ones on smartphone apps,…

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VIA Rail Canada: Revenues and ridership up for Q2 2019

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; August 30, 2019: HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 6.4% Passenger Revenues up 4.9% Funding for…

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Rolling through Ontario’s autumn colours on The Canadian

By Pat Brennan, Toronto Star, Brampton Guardian; August 22, 2019 The Canadian, Via Rail’s transcontinental passenger train, now pulls out…

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Special Canadian Series, Article 2 of 4: Beautiful views-unreliable schedule

By King’s MJ Students, The Signal, University of King’s College School of Journalism, Halifax, Nova Scotia; August 6, 2019 Article…

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Pacific Northwest: Portland to Vancouver in two hours – by high-speed rail

By Chris McGinnis, Seattlepi.com; July 18, 2019 As California plods along with planning for an intra-state high-speed rail network –…

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British Columbia Track to the Future: Advocates Want to Bring Passenger Rail Back to the Fraser Valley

By Christopher Cheung, The Tyee; July 5, 2019 A century ago, interurban rail service helped Fraser Valley communities develop — and…

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How a train trip across Canada helped me heal

By Sarah Pledge Dickson, The Globe And Mail; July 2, 2019 Fed-up with school and living in a dorm room…

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View from the UK: How America’s first high-speed railway – and Virgin Trains – is transforming Florida

By Simon Veness, The Telegraph; June 26, 2019 Sir Richard Branson may have been absent, but he and his Virgin…

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Canada and U.S. agree to expand preclearance options for travellers, goods

By The Canadian Press, Ottawa Citizen; June 21, 2019 OTTAWA — A new agreement between Canada and the United States…

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Riding the Canadian rails: 2 experiences on different tracks

By TravelSquire Staff, Ladders; June 21, 2019 “All aboard,” announces the service manager, and we’re off from Vancouver. Making our…

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TRAIN TICKET TO HEAVEN: Banff to Vancouver on the Rocky Mountaineer

By Ken Winlaw, Canada.com; June 17, 2019 I have grown up with trains. A childhood spent in small Ontario towns…

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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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VIA RAIL CANADA AND ALVÉOLE PARTNER TO HELP SAVE THE BEES

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; April 22, 2019: MONTRÉAL, April 22, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – To celebrate Earth Day,…

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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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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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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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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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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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Rocky Mountaineer to be featured on premiere episode of MIGHTY TRAINS

A press release from Rocky Mountaineer; October 2, 2018: Season two on Discovery Channel to begin with an in-depth special…

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