End of the line? Victoria's historic Johnson Street Bridge, with two parallel bascule spans carrying rail, road and pedestrian traffic over Victoria Harbor, may have hosted its last train:... (more)
Capturing a moment in time: "A more human way to travel" is VIA Rail's current marketing slogan, and endearingly demonstrating that tenet is the hand-written rate sheet posted in a window a... (more)
Their work complete on a glorious summer evening, VIA RDCs 6135 and 6148 leave Victoria station behind as they trundle across the Victoria Harbor drawbridge, deadheading back to the shop for the n... (more)
VIA 6148 and 6135 depart Victoria with northbound train 299 to Courtenay.
At the start of its day, VIA 6148 transits from Russel's Roundhouse to the station in Victoria where it will wait for its 08:00 departure for Courtenay.
Routes to the north of Victoria were a tad more rural. This number 8 HEAD ST tram is at Bay and Skinner Sts by a temporary terminal of Canadian Natiional Railways. Robert Loewing photo.
The 328 competes for riders with some great old classic autos. This is Government St at Belleville St on the 3 BEACON HILL line. Robert Loewing photo.
Car 234 on the 6 GONZALES route in Victoria is southbound on Douglas St at Cormorant. A Canadian fixture, the Hudson’s Bay Co, had a major department store in most western Canada cities and large... (more)
The BCER ran local systems in Vancouver, North Vancouver, New Westminster and Victoria, and the latter’s wooden car fleet provided many great views. Car 233 provides a 6 HILLSIDE service on Fort ... (more)
SRY GP9s 124 and 129 parked at Russels Roundhouse for E&N Days
VIA 6133 accelerates out of Victoria as the sun comes up over the horizon
VIA 6148 sits alongside 6135 and 6133 which are being serviced at Russell’s Roundhouse in preparation for their morning departure on the Malahat.
VIA RDC-1s 6135 and 6133 pass SRY 124 as they head for their final stop of the afternoon at the station in downtown Victoria.
SRY GP9s 124 and 129 and Vancouver Island Railway's ex-CP baggage car 404943 are parked at Russels Roundhouse in preparation for this weekends E&N Days