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Your Federal Government(s) killed the passenger train(s) - multiple times - per the “ forward planning budgets“ by  multiple Feds: the Trudeau ( (Pierre brand ) 1982, then the Mulroney ( Brian brand ) governments 1990


 The off in 1982 Havelock Budd cars, on again 1986 / then off - killed for good – January 1990.


 The Via Rail June 1 1982 timetable states " Last trip September 6 "; 


 here is the second last VIA train 189 with Budd cars 6135 – 6211 ( ex CP Rail 9072 – ex CP Rail 9112 ) 


 at Peterborough ( Peterboro ), September 5, 1982 Kodachrome by S.Danko. 


  at Pontypool
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Your Federal Government(s) killed the passenger train(s) - multiple times - per the “ forward planning budgets“ by multiple Feds: the Trudeau ( (Pierre brand ) 1982, then the Mulroney ( Brian brand ) governments 1990

The off in 1982 Havelock Budd cars, on again 1986 / then off - killed for good – January 1990.

The Via Rail June 1 1982 timetable states " Last trip September 6 ";

here is the second last VIA train 189 with Budd cars 6135 – 6211 ( ex CP Rail 9072 – ex CP Rail 9112 )

at Peterborough ( Peterboro ), September 5, 1982 Kodachrome by S.Danko.

at Pontypool

Photographer:
sdfourty [447] (more) (contact)
Date: 09/05/1982 (search)
Railway: VIA Rail (search)
Reporting Marks: VIA 6135 (search)
Train Symbol: VIA #189 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: CP Rail Peterboro (search)
City/Town: Peterborough (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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2 Comments
  1. Some of us remember how lucrative the passenger business was……..at least for ridership.

  2. Thanks for this. I rode this train quite a few times.

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