Freshly painted RMRX GP40-2 8019 puts shabby CN SD40-2W 5305 to shame as they run around the wye in Jasper. The CN unit was leased to RMR at the time.
The eastbound Rocky Mountaineer proceeds east on CN's Ashcroft Sub hugging the shores of the Thompson River, heading down the siding at Morris where it will meet a set of coal loads.
In a view that doesn't happen very often, RMR's eastbound train, P610, has just passed through the rocksheds at Mile 93 on CN's Ashcroft Sub. Due to the directional running agreements between CN a... (more)
Freshly painted for the 2012 season, RMRX 8019 idles in the Jasper Yard after arriving with train P610. CN SD40-2W 5305, on lease is trailing.
After arriving from Kamloops and Vancouver, P610 splits up Rocky Mountaineer's Vancouver and Whistler trainsets in Jasper Yard.
The Whistler Mountaineer nears the end of it's northward trip to Whistler. After dropping off the passengers at the station, it'll head to Wedge (a few miles further north) and wye for it's return... (more)
GP40-2s 8019 and 8018 lead the southbound Whistler Mountaineer back to North Vancouver.
Rocky Mountaineer's "Whistler Mountaineer" prepares for departure from North Vancouver.
NRE rebuilt GP40-2s 8019 and 8018 lead the southbound Whistler Mountaineer back to North Vancouver. Both units entered service as Penn Central GP40s in 1976 and saw service with Conrail, MKT and t... (more)
View of the Whistler Mountaineer from the 'HENRY PICKERING' open observation car, as it crosses a high trestle bridge along the Cheakamus Canyon, on its 3 hour journey between North Vancouver and ... (more)