Within the first few months of the VIA takeover of passenger services (jan 12, 1977), CN and CP's power continued to haul Canada's passenger trains. CN 6790 arrives from Montreal with an A-B-A s... (more)
Sitting ready for dispatch to a westbound train, CN FPA4 and FPB4 sit outside the Spadina shops.
The busy [period at Brockville, Ontario extended past the departure of the Ottawa section of an eastbound train. An more)
The Ottawa section of a train from Toronto has cleared the area, and the FPA4/FPB4 duo on the house track have pulled forw... (more)
The very last light of a July day illuminates a busy time at the station in Brockville, Ontario. The Ottawa section of a combined train from Toronto will depart behind an FPA4 and two GP9’s. After... (more)
After the Ottawa section of a train from Toronto has departed Brockville, Ontario, the two FPA4’s waiting on the station tr... (more)
An A-B-B-A set of the Grand Canyon Railways MLW FPA4,FPB4 units Led By the 6776 sit at the South Rim Depot They were there on a special charter over a weekend that also involved the Santa Fe 4... (more)
Waiting passengers watch the arrival of Canadian National train 15, the Halifax-Montreal Ocean, at Moncton, NB. Four diesels led by a classic MLW FPA4 cab unit front the lengthy summer consist of ... (more)
VIA 6762 leads #12 as it prepares to depart Sudbury for Toronto in May of 1988.
FPA4 6768 rests at the now long gone Spadina Ave yard. Not some Via units still carried the CN logo on the nose for a short time
The CN and VIA Spadina Ave Roundhouse seen from CN tower
Sadly this is now long Gone. FPA4s FP9s Rs18s and RDCs can all be seen in the photo
VIA Rail FPA4 6783 has recently arrived in Brockville, Ontario with a train from Ottawa. Its consist was combined with a train that arrived from Montreal , and is now on its way to Toronto. Now th... (more)
Wearing an early VIA paint scheme with a CN wet noodle on the nose, VIA Rail FPA4 6778 teams with FPB4 6864 to get in position to await a westbound arrival at Brockville, Ontario.
As the sun drops low, VIA's westbound Ocean pauses at Moncton, NB, on its overnight journey from Halifax to Montreal. Up front are one of VIA's classic MLW FPA4s and a companion B-unit.