Canada’s HSR Study “Industry”

Canada’s latest High Speed Rail Study  – The EcoTrain – was spoofed by the CBC’s, Rick Mercer . He skewers Canada’s penchant for producing HSR studies, as opposed to actually building an HSR system. According to Mercer, Canada has become the “world leader” in...

More items on Vancouver Island Rail

The following piece was submitted to the Nanaimo News Bulletin by Transport Action member Ian Gartshore.  Originally published Apr 16, 2011. The familiar whistle of the VIA Rail passenger train has become silent. The deteriorating state of the tracks that had been...