VIA's "Canadian" running several hours late heads through southwest Winnipeg enroute to Rivers and points west.
On a hot summer day in 2008 passengers on VIA's westbound "Canadian" enjoy a stroll while the train takes on fuel and a new crew in Capreol, Ontario.
VIA 65 strolls through Lovekin on the way to Toronto's Union Station.
61 blasts through some fresh power in the countryside of Port Hope, ON.
64 races along the Kingston Sub with stainless steel coaches in tow.
VIA 6419 leads VIA 87 by Norval.
VIA 6413 leads VIA 87 into Georgetown while the Engineer and stationmaster exchange waves.
VIA 6428 leads VIA 87 through Silver with a engineer trainee at the controls.
An older F40PH-2 leads the "Canadian" as it departs downtown Winnipeg for points west. Shots like this are no longer possible since all of VIA's F40s wear the new green livery.
VIA 70 heads eastbound through Mimico East with one of the last few remaining yellow VIA F40PH's.
A rebuilt F40 leads 4 LRC cars west on No. 83 as the train passes a CN eastbound freight. This was the location of the fatal VIA derailment involving F40 #6444 just four days later.
6416 is adding cars to The Atlantic. 6415 The Ocean is on the near track and will be leaving soon for Montreal.
VIA 6424 leads train #70 through Mimico East.
Is there anything better then the sight of an F40 pulling stainless steel Budd-built passenger cars? It's just like being home 30 years ago. Thanks VIA!
VIA 57 moves by 149 with ease overtaking all 172 platforms in a few minutes.