Category Archives for "Trip Reports"

Aug 19

Train de Charlevoix Hydrogen Pilot Project

By Terry Johnson | Trip Reports

Transport Action president Terry Johnson travelled on the Train de Charlevoix as part of a family holiday in Quebec. These are his impressions of the service and the first North American deployment of Alstom’s hydrogen-powered Coradia iLint train. We were debating the choice between Prince Edward Island and Quebec City for a family summer holiday […]

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Jan 23

All aboard the future

By Brody Flannigan | Trip Reports

A ride aboard VIA Rail Canada’s new Siemens Charger/Venture trainsets As a railfan, I take the train any time I can. Not only is it a much cleaner and convenient way to travel, but I genuinely find it to be fun. When my employer gave me the opportunity to travel to headquarters in Montréal, I […]

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Aug 24

Trip Report: Ottawa group trip to Alexandria

By Harry Gow | Trip Reports

Eight members of the Ottawa Transport Action discussion group traveled on VIA Rail trains to Alexandria ON and return on August 19th, 2022.  The undersigned met up with the group at Alexandria, having travelled by VIA Rail from Saint-Hyacinthe QC, again on a return trip. The objectives of the journey were familiarisation with the current […]

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