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For the first time since 2019, the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will make its annual journey through Canada and the U.S. to bring live music and raise holiday spirits across the regions. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is shown in this undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Canadian Pacific/Neil Zeller **MANDATORY CREDIT**

CP Holiday Train returns to the rails for the first time in three years

Popular cross-country run will wrap up in Port Coquitlam on Dec. 18

 

The Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society will run its Electric Express Dec. 10-11 ss they present Christmas as it would have been celebrated 100 years ago. (Photo: Submitted)

‘Electric Express’ returns to Cloverdale

Heritage Rail’s unique Christmas train pulls out of Cloverdale Station Dec. 10 and 11.

 

The “Connaught” railcar at the FVHRS. Sept. 10 will be the last day visitors can ride the ‘Connaught’ rail car this summer. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Last chance to ride ‘Connaught’ rail car this summer

Heritage rail bringing back Monster Express

 

Conductor Don Bruce shares the history of the B.C. Electric Railway with members of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce as they ride the rails Aug. 16. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale’s Heritage Rail completed major renovations over last two years

Heritage Rail put $327,000 in grant money into upgrades, repairs, and improvements

Conductor Don Bruce shares the history of the B.C. Electric Railway with members of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce as they ride the rails Aug. 16. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Members of the Heritage Rail Players sit in the “Connaught” rail car at Cloverdale Station. The Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society is hosting an inaugural “Roaring Twenties” celebration Aug. 20 and the Heritage Rail Players will be out in full force that day to help take visitors back in time. (File photo: Malin Jordan)

Heritage Rail ‘roaring’ back to the ’20s

Railway to host special-themed day Aug. 20

Members of the Heritage Rail Players sit in the “Connaught” rail car at Cloverdale Station. The Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society is hosting an inaugural “Roaring Twenties” celebration Aug. 20 and the Heritage Rail Players will be out in full force that day to help take visitors back in time. (File photo: Malin Jordan)
A Via Rail employee stands beside the entrance to a new train on display at the train station in Ottawa, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Via Rail strike averted with last-minute deal with Unifor

Deal prevents 2,400 workers from walking off the job, still has to be ratified by the union

A Via Rail employee stands beside the entrance to a new train on display at the train station in Ottawa, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Passengers arrive at a Via Rail kiosk at Central Station in Montreal, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Strike deadline for Via Rail workers extended again as Unifor continues negotiations

Unifor says in a statement on social media that the strike deadline is now 6 p.m. eastern Monday

Passengers arrive at a Via Rail kiosk at Central Station in Montreal, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
A Via Rail employee stands beside the entrance to a new train on display at the train station in Ottawa, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Via Rail receives 72-hour strike notice from Unifor, risk of service suspension

Job action could commence Monday across Canada if deal cannot be reached with 2,400 workers

A Via Rail employee stands beside the entrance to a new train on display at the train station in Ottawa, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Members of the Heritage Rail Players stand beside the “Connaught” rail car at Cloverdale Station. (File photo: Malin Jordan)

Heritage Rail to run special train June 18

Fraser Valley Heritage Rail Society set to run its ‘Connaught’ car

Members of the Heritage Rail Players stand beside the “Connaught” rail car at Cloverdale Station. (File photo: Malin Jordan)
Customers hand in their tickets at Cloverdale Station for a ride on the Connaught railcar May 7. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)

Heritage Rail opens 2022 season

‘Superb turnout’ for opening weekend

Customers hand in their tickets at Cloverdale Station for a ride on the Connaught railcar May 7. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)
Members of the Heritage Rail Players stand beside the “Connaught” railcar at the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway in Cloverdale. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Connaught railcar to roll at Surrey’s heritage railway

‘We are looking forward to our first full season since the beginning of the pandemic,’ says Sprung

Members of the Heritage Rail Players stand beside the “Connaught” railcar at the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway in Cloverdale. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Fraser Valley Heritage Rail Society volunteers stand on the train platform in Cloverdale. Surrey’s heritage rail experience is set to reopen May 7 and tickets are on sale now at fvhrs.org. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Heritage rail to reopen May 7

Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society opening for summer season

Fraser Valley Heritage Rail Society volunteers stand on the train platform in Cloverdale. Surrey’s heritage rail experience is set to reopen May 7 and tickets are on sale now at fvhrs.org. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
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

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
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
Fraser Valley Heritage Rail Society volunteers stand on the train platform in Cloverdale. The railway society will run its Electric Express Dec. 11-12 as they present Christmas as it would have been celebrated 100 years ago. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

‘Electric Express’ returning to Cloverdale

Annual Christmas train is back after one-year hiatus

Fraser Valley Heritage Rail Society volunteers stand on the train platform in Cloverdale. The railway society will run its Electric Express Dec. 11-12 as they present Christmas as it would have been celebrated 100 years ago. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Fraser Valley Heritage Rail Society volunteers stand on the train platform in Cloverdale in 2020. A new exhibit about FVHRS and Surrey’s train history opens at the Museum of Surrey June 2. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Paint the Train visual arts shows to return

Painting took place in summer, now judging runs till Jan. 24

Fraser Valley Heritage Rail Society volunteers stand on the train platform in Cloverdale in 2020. A new exhibit about FVHRS and Surrey’s train history opens at the Museum of Surrey June 2. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Linda Annis, Surrey councillor, Bruce Ralston, minister of energy and mines, and John Sprung, chairman of the board for the Fraser Valley Heritage Rail Society, chat Sept. 4 outside Cloverdale Station. Heritage Rail reopened that day for the first time in nearly two years. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)

Heritage Rail reopens after being closed for nearly two years

Aubert: things went ‘absolutely splendid’ on opening day

Linda Annis, Surrey councillor, Bruce Ralston, minister of energy and mines, and John Sprung, chairman of the board for the Fraser Valley Heritage Rail Society, chat Sept. 4 outside Cloverdale Station. Heritage Rail reopened that day for the first time in nearly two years. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)
Members of the Heritage Rail Players stand beside the “Connaught” rail car at the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway in Cloverdale in 2020. The FVHRS announced the railway will be reopening in August after being closed since Dec., 2019. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale’s heritage rail to reopen

Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society looking to replenish its depleted volunteer corps

Members of the Heritage Rail Players stand beside the “Connaught” rail car at the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway in Cloverdale in 2020. The FVHRS announced the railway will be reopening in August after being closed since Dec., 2019. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
The Museum of Surrey is now offering a virtual tour of their new Community Treasures exhibit titled “20 Years: Surrey’s Heritage Rail.” (Screenshot)

Museum of Surrey launches virtual tour for new Heritage Rail exhibit

Online tour of ‘20 Years: Surrey’s Heritage Rail’ offers snapshot into the history of trains in Surrey

The Museum of Surrey is now offering a virtual tour of their new Community Treasures exhibit titled “20 Years: Surrey’s Heritage Rail.” (Screenshot)
Michael Gibbs, co-chair of communications for the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society, drives a virtual train that is part of a new interactive train exhibit at the Museum of Surrey. The exhibit opens June 2. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

PICTURES: Exhibition on Surrey’s train history opens at Museum of Surrey

Separate two-day event welcomes kids June 25-26

Michael Gibbs, co-chair of communications for the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society, drives a virtual train that is part of a new interactive train exhibit at the Museum of Surrey. The exhibit opens June 2. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
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