Category Archives: The train don’t run here anymore

A Tale Of Two Derailers

Two train derailers on the Esquimalt & Nanaimo (E&N) line A derail or derailer is a device used to prevent blocking or compromising a rail track (or collision with anything present on the track, such as a person, or a … Continue reading

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E&N Victoria – Mile 64.87 Cassidy Road

E&N mile 64.87 Cassidy Road

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E&N Victoria – Mile 64.87 Cassidy Siding

E&N mile 64.87 Cassidy Siding

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E&N Victoria Subdivision – CPR Locks

A Canadian Pacific Railway lock on the Esquimalt & Nanaimo right of way

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E&N Victoria Subdivision – CPR Locks

A Canadian Pacific Railway lock on the Esquimalt & Nanaimo right of way

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E&N Victoria Subdivision – State Of The Line

The harsh reality of rail on Vancouver Island as shown by the condition of the Esquimalt & Nanaimo right of way near Courtenay – although classified as an active railway, the train truly doesn’t run here anymore, hasn’t for some … Continue reading

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E&N Victoria – Mile 57.03 Chemainus Road

E&N mile 57.03 Victoria Subdivision Chemainus Road

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E&N Victoria – Parksville Station

It’s been a while since trains passed though the Parksville VIA Station

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E&N Victoria – Mile 79.9 Green Lake

E&N mile Victoria Subdivision  – Green Lake Trestle The trestle was damaged by fire on Tuesday, April 6, 2004

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E&N Wellcox – Mile 2.36 Needham Road

E&N Wellcox Subdivision mile 2.36 Needham Road

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