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Saturday June 24th 2017

#026: Exploring Myra Canyon on the Kettle Valley Railroad, Past & Upcoming Events, Train & Railroad News

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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We explore Myra Canyon, a 12km section of the Kettle Valley Railway with 18 trestles and 2 tunnnels.
http://www.kettlevalleyrailway.ca/
http://www.trailsbc.ca/okanagan_region/myra-canyon-history.html
http://www.thekvr.com/index.php
http://www.myratrestles.com/index.php 

News This Week…

China is still working out the bugs in its new Bejing to Shanghai 300km/hr Bullet Train.  
http://www.forbes.com/2011/07/15/china-high-speed-railway-malfunction-opinions-contributors-beijing-shanghai-train.html
http://www.penn-olson.com/2011/07/16/china-high-speed-railway-blues/
http://travel.usatoday.com/destinations/story/2011/07/All-aboard-the-Alaska-Railroad/49392744/1
Amtrack should carry 30 Million passengers this year - a new record for them.
http://www.amtrak.com/servlet/BlobServer?blobcol=urldata&blobtable=MungoBlobs&blobkey=id&blobwhere=1249229233047&blobheader=application%2Fpdf&blobheadername1=Content-disposition&blobheadervalue1=attachment;filename=Amtrak_ATK-11-100_Amtrak_to_Exceed_30_Millions_Passengers.pdf

 

A sampling of other news events...

On the train to Ontario's north
http://www.torontosun.com/2011/07/12/on-the-train-to-ontarios-north

All aboard the Alaska Railroad!
http://travel.usatoday.com/destinations/story/2011/07/All-aboard-the-Alaska-Railroad/49392744/1

Union Pacific Railroad steam locomotive takes part in fundraising
http://www.rail.co/2011/07/14/union-pacific-railroad-steam-locomotive-takes-part-in-fundraising/

 

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