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  1. VIRX 7059

    VIRX 7059

    Canadian Historical Railroad Association E&N Division's collection, along with the Vancouver Island Railtours GP9 and baggage car at Island Railway Days at Parksville.
  2. VIRX 7059

    VIRX 7059

    Ex-CN GP9RM 7059, now owned by Vancouver Island Railtours on display at Island Railway days at Parksville, BC.
  3. SRY 119

    SRY 119

    SRY 119, a GP9 of Northern Pacific heritage on display at Island Railway Days at Parksville, BC.
  4. SRY 119

    SRY 119

    SRY 119 at Parksville, BC on the Southern Railway of Vancouver Island for Island Railway days. 119 is the one with the sick sounding horn.
  5. VIA RDC's

    VIA RDC's

    VIA 6148 and 6133 outside the Victoria shops at the end of E&N Day 2009. Both 6148 and 6133 were supposed to be used for train rides to Langford and back, but 6133 developed some mechanical problems and was put on display instead.
  6. VIA 6148

    VIA 6148

    VIA 6148(nee CP RDC-2 9114) arrives in Victoria with another load of E&N Day 2009 patrons.
  7. VIA 6133

    VIA 6133

    RDC-1 VIA 6133(ne-DAR 9058) on display at E&N Day 2009. 6133, the last VIA Rail RDC in the old paint scheme.
  8. FarmRail RDC 6130

    FarmRail RDC 6130

    6130 sits in the Victoria yard before it was shipped to IRSI for some work. This RDC-1 was sold to FarmRail in 1999 but leased back as a spare RDC for the E&N. It is currently being tested back east with IRSI RDC2 6202. 6130 is ex-VIA 6130, ex-CP 9057
  9. CP 8000 at its New Home

    CP 8000 at its New Home

    CPR 8000 is a Baldwin DRS 4-4-1000. Built in 1948 and retired in 1975. It spent most, if not all of its like working the E&N railway on Vancouver Island. The engine was donated in 2007 to the West Coast Railway Association in Squamish, BC. Now after now almost 3 years their about since it...
  10. Parksville


    VIA RDC at Parksville.
  11. Budds


    At Nanaimo.
  12. SVI 119

    SVI 119

    Southern Railway of Vancouver Island GP9 119 in Nanaimo, BC. Southern Railway of VI operates the former Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway on Vancouver Island. The SVI is operated by the SRY(Southern Railway of BC). Currently the 2 GP9's make up the SVI's entire roster, however more units will be...
  13. Southern Railway of Vancouver Island

    Southern Railway of Vancouver Island

    SRVI(ex-Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway) freight train heads north through Nanaimo.
  14. Loading passengers at Courtenay

    Loading passengers at Courtenay

    After turning the seats, the conductor let us back on the train for the southbound trip.
  15. VIA 6135 at Nanaimo

    VIA 6135 at Nanaimo

    VIA 6135 trailing the 6133 at Nanaimo heading South to Victoria.
  16. Out the Window

    Out the Window

    Looking out the window towards the front of the train as we pass the remains of the Wellington Shops(now a car dealership) that was abandoned in 1955.
  17. Pulling into the Victoria Depot

    Pulling into the Victoria Depot

    VIA RDC's 6133 and 6135 pull up to the platform at the Victoria Depot. That's the Johnson St. Bridge in the background.
  18. Ready to Leave Victoria

    Ready to Leave Victoria

    VIA 6135 sitting in Victoria ready to leave at 0815.
  19. Southbound VIA train 198

    Southbound VIA train 198

    Psgr VIA6133S sits at Nanaimo while passengers grab food from the roach coach. This was the first revenue run for VIA 6133 in 2 years, it was being used as a parts source since the IRSI rebuilds showed up. It was last used in early 2003.
  20. Meeting a freight

    Meeting a freight

    Southbound VIA/E&N passenger train meets the northbound E&N Parksville Turn(Wk3809 on its OCS clearance)

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