Easter Parade in Toronto

With thanks to Mr. Cow, wholesome eye-candy! Five Generations of Toronto Streetcars,Ai??a little history: The Peter Witt was the first streetcar class purchased by the then brand new TTC in 1921 and ran in TorontoAi??until 1963. The PCC streetcar ran in Toronto from 1938 to retirement in 1995. The TTC had the largest fleet of […]


Public Meeting Re: The Arbutus Corridor

The Arbutus Corridor: A Way Forward? You might think that thereai??i??s no solution to the conflict over the Arbutus rail corridor. Canadian Pacific Rail wants $100 million for its right-of-way. The City of Vancouver has offered $20m. Neighbourhood gardens, longstanding although trespassing, have been ripped up just before harvestai??i?? and electionai??i?? time. Trains, moving or […]

Jane's walks

Jane’s Walk Vancouver Series – An Alternative to the Broadway Subway

Dear Rail for the Valley people, I will be leading bike tours on Saturday May 3 and Sunday May 4 as part of the Jane’s Walk Vancouver series – An Alternative to the Broadway Subway. You are all welcome to come along, if you wish. I would also really appreciate if you would publicize this […]

Xmas tram 2

A very merry Christmas

Christmas tram in Budapest A very merry Christmas from Rail for the Valley  

Friends of Rail For the Valley – Annual General Meeting

Our Society’s Annual General Meeting is coming up: Where:Ai??Legal Grounds Coffee House Ai??33775 Essendene Ave., Abbotsford When: 7:00 PMAi??Wednesday, September 18 All supporters of Rail for the Valley are welcome. There is a yearly $10 membership fee for the Society. Please RSVP if you plan to come. Thanks, and hope you can make it! […]

Be a part of history – Interurban Heritage Rail starts THIS WEEKEND

Be a part of history. The Interurban will once again carry passengers, starting regular weekend serviceAi??this Sunday!   The Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society will be launching weekend runs on the original Interurban passenger rail line from Cloverdale to Sullivan return. The dignitaries will launch the line officially this Saturday, but regular […]

Interurban Heritage Rail starts this Sunday

The Interurban will once again carry passengers, starting this Sunday! Full throttle for rail revival in Cloverdale – Cloverdale Reporter By Jennifer Lang – Cloverdale Reporter Published: June 19, 2013 3:00 PM Updated: June 19, 2013 3:48 PM After more than half a century and thousands of hours of volunteer effort, the dream is about […]

Chilliwack Event notice – June 22 – PIPE UP Network

This was received from the Pipe Up Network. It seems like a great opportunity for supporters of Rail for the Valley. See below, and check out the link.   The PIPE UP Network is hosting an event that Rail for the Valley supporters may be interested in. Ai??The event is titled “Going Forward, Leading Change: […]

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MEETING THIS WEDNESDAY This is a pre-election call-out. We’re going to do a big push to get light rail back on the agenda for this election. Join us! Regardless of whether or not you can make it to the meeting this Wednesday in Chilliwack, please email us if you want to help:   RAIL […]

Rail for the Valley – Saturday March 16 PRE-ELECTION WORKSHOP

To all supporters of Rail for the Valley, The election is just around the corner! Our Society has been hard at work on some ideas for the provincial election. If you want to get involved and put regional rail service for the Fraser Valley on the map this coming election, please attend this upcoming workshop: […]