The RDC pair making up VIA's daily Vancouver Island run over CP subsidiary Equimalt & Nanaimo has reached its northern terminal, and lays over at the sturdy old Courtenay station before returning... (more)
Train Time at Brockville
Brockville, Ontario had a special appeal for observing VIA Rail operations in eastern Canada. Besides being one of the closest points on the VIA system to ... (more)
VIA #2, "The Canadian", is only 3 hours behind schedule as it passes through Mount Albert, ON. Thankfully for the photographer and some passengers, 2 southbound freights were not helping... (more)
VIA 5611 slows for a station stop in Coteau, Quebec in May of 1988. I remember this shot for talking to a local who actually preferred to speak English vs. the much more common French!
VIA 916 is wearing its new "wrap" to celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary. The exteriors of 22 locomotives, 18 passenger cars and the Glenfraser lounge car will be decorated with the names of some... (more)
With the GM World Headquarters in Detroit, Michigan standing tall in the background, VIA train #76 is waiting to depart Windsor, Ontario for Toronto with it's new "Canada 150" wrap appli... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
VIA #916 is showing off it's new "wrap" as it helps us Canadians celebrate our 150th Anniversary. Shot in Windsor, Ontario on February 4, 2017. Can't say as it's as pretty as I had hoped... (more)
With rain about to send us for cover, VIA Rail train No. 1, the westbound Canadian, makes its station and service stop under stormy skies at Jasper, Alberta, on the afternoon of August 9, 2016.
Backing into Vancouver's Pacific Central Station at the culmination of its 2,775 mile journey across the country, VIA's "Canadian" carries an unusual consist at the headend, including tw... (more)
VIA 693 rolls high above city streets as the train cruises into Winnipeg's Union Station to load passengers on a sunny winter morning.
VIA 6405 has a bit of snow on its nose and plow as it leads VIA 35 west through Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.
VIA 635 departs Dorval Station after boarding passengers on a sunny afternoon.
During a service stop, the Super Continental is refueled and restocked. This part of Edmonton was redeveloped and there are no longer tracks here.