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Slag ballast
 

    Jointed rail
 

    A mixed up – ex CN ex CP - consist    
 

    At CN Oriole, June 29, 1986 Kodachrome by S.Danko
 

   what's interesting


FP9Au VIA 6301 is GMD 1957 built FP9A  ex CN 6534  remanufactured 1983. All 6300's retired or sold between 1993 and 2011.


   #9 (& #10) is the daily Toronto section of the VIA Canadian, sans domes, the domes only on the daily Montreal section trains #1 & #2


   The timetables were so large, in 1986, VIA issued separate timetables for the Corridor, Western Canada, Eastern Canada.


   The interchange traffic on the right placed by / for CN KO11 the  CN  'Leaside turn'.


   The satellite dishes part of the Global TV / Shaw cable compound. Shaw was major Toronto area TV cable provider until Rogers bought out the Toronto area assets.
 

    More Oriole: 
 

       southbound 
 

sdfourty
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Caption:

Slag ballast

Jointed rail

A mixed up – ex CN ex CP - consist

At CN Oriole, June 29, 1986 Kodachrome by S.Danko

what's interesting

FP9Au VIA 6301 is GMD 1957 built FP9A ex CN 6534 remanufactured 1983. All 6300's retired or sold between 1993 and 2011.

#9 (& #10) is the daily Toronto section of the VIA Canadian, sans domes, the domes only on the daily Montreal section trains #1 & #2

The timetables were so large, in 1986, VIA issued separate timetables for the Corridor, Western Canada, Eastern Canada.

The interchange traffic on the right placed by / for CN KO11 the CN 'Leaside turn'.

The satellite dishes part of the Global TV / Shaw cable compound. Shaw was major Toronto area TV cable provider until Rogers bought out the Toronto area assets.

More Oriole:

southbound

sdfourty

Photographer:
sdfourty [599] (more) (contact)
Date: 06/29/1986 (search)
Railway: VIA Rail (search)
Reporting Marks: VIA 6301 (search)
Train Symbol: VIA #9 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: CN Oriole (search)
City/Town: Oriole (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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  1. Great capture Steve! That’s the VIA I remember from the 1980′s and a little over two years later I would ride # 10 myself!

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