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A section of train tracks on Vancouver Island. (Black Press Media file photo)

Trail advocates ask for active transportation along Vancouver Island’s rail line

Friends of Rail to Trail Vancouver Island presents to Regional District of Nanaimo committee

 

Larry Stevenson, CEO of the Island Corridor Foundation, is still optimistic Vancouver Island’s rail corridor will be resurrected. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

Deadline looms to resurrect Island’s rail corridor, but ICF optimistic

Larry Stevenson says work can be done for between $350-$400 million

 

The proposed Calgary Airport to Banff Passenger Rail is shown in this artist’s rendering handout image at the Banff Train Station. The company behind a proposed passenger rail service that would connect Banff to the Calgary International Airport says the project will cost $1.5 billion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Liricon Capital

Company behind proposed Calgary-Banff rail link asks province to kick in

Kenney sees merit in $1.5-billion passenger rail link but not ready to commit cash next

 

A Canadian Pacific Rail maintenance worker climbs onto a locomotive at the company’s Port Coquitlam yard east of Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday May 23, 2012. Canada’s two largest railways are facing service disruptions following mudslides that have wiped out tracks in British Columbia and caused at least one partial derailment. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Heavy rains, mudslides cause railway service disruptions in B.C.

Track outages are hampering the movement of goods to and from the country’s largest port in Vancouver

A Canadian Pacific Rail maintenance worker climbs onto a locomotive at the company’s Port Coquitlam yard east of Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday May 23, 2012. Canada’s two largest railways are facing service disruptions following mudslides that have wiped out tracks in British Columbia and caused at least one partial derailment. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A freight train makes its way over the Black Bridge in Duncan, back when rail was still running on the E&N corridor. (Black Press file)

Snaw-Naw-As First Nation loses appeal regarding railway land, but can try again

B.C. Court of Appeal panel upholds Supreme Court judge’s decision

A freight train makes its way over the Black Bridge in Duncan, back when rail was still running on the E&N corridor. (Black Press file)
The Parksville Museum, located at 1245 Island Highway, and the Oceanside Model Railroaders will hold a Railway Day on Aug. 21, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville Museum joins forces with model railroaders to stage Railway Day

Event takes place Saturday, Aug. 21, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

The Parksville Museum, located at 1245 Island Highway, and the Oceanside Model Railroaders will hold a Railway Day on Aug. 21, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (PQB News file photo)
The Island Corridor Foundation wants to restore train service from Victoria to Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo

Rail line owners present case to restore service from Victoria to Courtenay

E&N rail line could be up and running against for an investment of about $350 million, ICF CEO says

The Island Corridor Foundation wants to restore train service from Victoria to Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo
A section of the rail corridor on Vancouver Island. (Black Press file)

Island Corridor Foundation refreshes board with five new members

ICF board will be co-chaired by Ladysmith Mayor and Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council president

A section of the rail corridor on Vancouver Island. (Black Press file)
A Canadian Pacific Railway employee walks along the side of a locomotive in a marshalling yard in Calgary on May 16, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

CP Rail signs deal to buy Kansas City Southern for US$25 billion

CEO said deal will help integrate continent’s supply chains, which has become more pressing since USMCA

A Canadian Pacific Railway employee walks along the side of a locomotive in a marshalling yard in Calgary on May 16, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
(Black Press file photo)

LETTER: Island Corridor Foundation CEO confident in survey results

Stevenson: ‘89% of Islanders said they would support rail if it met their needs’

  • Dec 7, 2020
(Black Press file photo)
LETTER: Rail discussion has gone on for far too long

LETTER: Rail discussion has gone on for far too long

Letter sent to Island Rail: Couldn’t find your survey so we are…

  • Oct 11, 2020
LETTER: Rail discussion has gone on for far too long
LETTER: Rail venture holds only nostalgia value

LETTER: Rail venture holds only nostalgia value

I spent my career in transportation, working in all four modes. I…

  • Oct 11, 2020
LETTER: Rail venture holds only nostalgia value
COMMENTARY: Island rail situation has an all-too-familiar ring

COMMENTARY: Island rail situation has an all-too-familiar ring

Here we go again. Much like Wiarton Willie, Island Corridor Foundation seems…

COMMENTARY: Island rail situation has an all-too-familiar ring
The Railway Trail between Coombs and Parksville will be closed Oct. 1 for maintenance work. (PQB News file photo)

Coombs to Parksville rail trail to be closed Oct. 1

Island Corridor Foundation to conduct maintenance work in the area

The Railway Trail between Coombs and Parksville will be closed Oct. 1 for maintenance work. (PQB News file photo)
President Donald Trump speaks about coronavirus testing strategy, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump announces he will issue permit for Alaska-Canada rail line

The 1,600-mile (2,575-kilometre) railroad line would connect Alaska to Canada and the continental U.S.

President Donald Trump speaks about coronavirus testing strategy, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The train tracks in Duncan have been quiet since rail service stopped on the Island Corridor. (Andrea Rondeau/Citizen)

Island Corridor Foundation launches survey on importance of Vancouver Island rail

“ICF remains 100 per cent committed to the restoration of full rail service on Vancouver Island”

  • Sep 24, 2020
The train tracks in Duncan have been quiet since rail service stopped on the Island Corridor. (Andrea Rondeau/Citizen)
Two cyclists went underneath a train that was stopped at an intersection in Revelstoke Aug. 17. (Virtual Railfan)

VIDEO: Cyclists cross under train in Revelstoke

The incident was caught on the railway museum’s live train camera

Two cyclists went underneath a train that was stopped at an intersection in Revelstoke Aug. 17. (Virtual Railfan)
South Surrey teen Jack Stroud, 15, died July 4, 2018 after he was struck by a train on Crescent Beach tracks. (File photo/Facebook photo)

‘Dangerous game’ on rail line killed Surrey teen in 2018: B.C. coroner

Jack Stroud, 15, died on July 4, 2018 after being struck by a train

South Surrey teen Jack Stroud, 15, died July 4, 2018 after he was struck by a train on Crescent Beach tracks. (File photo/Facebook photo)
LETTER: Upgrade rail, build a trail on corridor

LETTER: Upgrade rail, build a trail on corridor

With the recent study of the cost to upgrade the E&N rail…

  • May 27, 2020
LETTER: Upgrade rail, build a trail on corridor
(PQB News file photo)
(PQB News file photo)