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Malahat

Future of Vancouver Island Rail Service Uncertain

Photo by Andriy Baranskyy

By Carissa Bluestone

Concerns about Via Rail service on Vancouver Island surfaced yesterday as the railway ferried the last of its Dayliner cars to the mainland over the weekend. Passenger service has been suspended on the Victoria–Courtenay route since March because of poor track conditions, including thousands of decaying railway ties.

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