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June 6th 2021 Departure of The Canadian

VIA Rail Canada’s flagship train, the Canadian, departed Union Station in Toronto Ontario right on time on June 6th, 2021 at 9:45 a.m. reroute for Vancouver, B.C. The train’s consist was: F40PH-2 #6454F40PH-2 #6428Baggage car #8621HEP-I coach #8112HEP-I coach #8113HEP-I … Continue reading

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June 9th 2019 Departure of VIA Rail Train #1 The Canadian

I happened to catch the June 9th 2019 departure of VIA Rail’s flagship train The Canadian from Toronto’s Union Station. The train was at its full summer’s length – two locomotives and 21 cars.  The consist was as follows:

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VIA Rail Operations (Part Three)

After talking about what trains/services VIA Rail could add, and where, I would like to talk about the other two important parts of the equation: financing and rolling stock. Financing Right now, VIA receives operating revenue from ticket sales and … Continue reading

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