At the beginning of a 3.5 day transcontinental journey, VIA Rail Train 2, The Canadian, has just left Vancouver and is gliding through CN's Thorton Yard just after sunset.
A late running eastbound VIA #2 crosses the Battle River Trestle headed by 6426 and a 40th anniversary wrapped 6454.
Running about 15 hours late westbound VIA #1 is bathed in the late evening sun as it passes Ardrossan. This sort of late running seems to be the norm rather than the exception these days.
Via train #1, the Canadian, passes over the Pembina River Gorge between Evansburg, AB and Entwistle, AB on 5/21/17. This shot was pretty gutsy to take, straddling the guardrail of westbound Canad... (more)
VIA 67 with VIA 6426 leading is about to stop at Dorval Station. At left is CP 119 (with CP 9350, CP 2278 & CP 8844), which will also be heading west shortly. At right is a new overpass which will... (more)
With a decent sized 21 car train, VIA #1 departs the siding at Medicine Lodge after meeting train M348, who's tailend coke empties can be seen in the distance.
Eastbound lunchtime Via on it's way from Windsor to Toronto.
The "Canadian" kicks up some snow on the way out of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
A VIA X6426 in the Cap-Rouge Threstles for the family day.
Rare mileage on an ex-transcontinental main line. A VIA special train is crossing the famous Cap-Rouge Trestle near Quebec City on what was once part of the National Transcontinental Railw... (more)
CN 6426 in Joffre Yard for family day
VIA Rail Canada's eastbound "Canadian" speeds away from Jasper on a gorgeous afternoon.
Grab shot of No 1 just west of Elie.
VIA F40PH-3 6426 arrives at Smiths Falls with Toronto to Ottawa train #42.
VIA's "Canadian" heads for Winnipeg and points east.