Rocky Mountain peeks

July 1993
Town & Country;Jul93, Vol. 147 Issue 5158, p100
Features the Rocky Mountaineer, a privately run train that completes the two-day trip from Vancouver to Calgary by day. Roomy seats; Picture windows; Carriage attendant's knowledgeability about the land's history and wildlife; Prepacked meals, drinks and coffee; Overnight hotel accommodations in Kamloops, British Columbia; Trip schedule; Rates; Telephone number.


Related Articles

  • All through the night. Sperandeo, Andy // Model Railroader;Aug98, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p6 

    Editorial. Describes the Aberfoyle Junction O railroad scale model display which represents Canada's major systems, the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific. Information on the model's operation; Concerns over nighttime railroading, as also depicted by the model.

  • Today's Aberfoyle Junction. Hediger, Jim // Model Railroader;Aug98, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p56 

    Features the Aberfoyle Junction Ry, a scale model railroad that depicts the Canadian railroading in the 1950's. Features of the display; Information on the model's construction; Description of the location of the building that houses the display; Developers of the Aberfoyle Junction track plan....

  • CP Rail's Ritchie bemoans competitive problems related to U.S. mergers, rail bill. Binkley, Alex // Traffic World;11/13/95, Vol. 244 Issue 7, p62 

    Focuses on the long-term viability of Canadian railways. Correlation with mergers in the United States; Financial issues; Legal concerns; Comments from Rob Ritchie, president and chief executive officer of CP Rail System.

  • Study says western Canada taxes on railroads so high they... Binkley, Alex // Traffic World;4/8/96, Vol. 246 Issue 2, p45 

    Presents information on the effect of provincial and municipal taxes on railways in western Canada. How these taxes affect the Canadian economy; Details on study conducted by Organization for Western Economic Cooperation (OWEC); Information on the relevance of provincial railroad taxes; Details...

  • Railway death-watch.  // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;1/31/94, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p21 

    Cites figures from `Railway Trends,' a publication of the Railway Association of Canada, on the future of Canadian railroads. Railways continuing to hemorrhage business and money; RAC president Robert Ballantyne's comments on the `rationalization' that is required to save rail transportation.

  • Across Canada by train. Shenker, I. // National Geographic Traveler;Winter87, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p22 

    The author traveled from Montreal to Vancouver by an innovative mode of transport that is not alluring to highjackers and never gets a flat tire. He recounts his 2887-mile journey, one of the last of the great train rides that takes the measure of the continent.

  • Will Canada sacrifice VIA? Gormick, Greg // Railway Age;Sep94, Vol. 195 Issue 9, p79 

    Looks at the state of Canada's passenger rail system. Subsidy reduction; Equipment and facilities; Passenger traffic; Relevant laws and government policies.

  • Canada: Where short lines fit. Gormick, Greg // Railway Age;Sep95, Vol. 196 Issue 9, p61 

    Focuses on the development of short line railways in Canada. Creation of eight new railways since 1986; Watching the United States experience; Locomotive engineer Tom Payne's part in the development of the short line railway in Canada; The Canadian National Railway and CP Rail's experiment.

  • Canadian update. Warwick, Peter D. A. // Trains;Jul2010, Vol. 70 Issue 7, p23 

    The article offers news briefs related to railroads in Canada including the increase on the percentage of transit ridership by 31% during the 2010 Winter Olympics, and the opening of a light rail line by Edmonton Transit System from South Campus Station to Century Park.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics