Six operators award joint contract for up to 504 tram-trains

This is big news and certainly shows the European confidence in TramTrain. The cost per car is somewhat steep (CAD $9.85 million) but it includes 16 years (and up to 32 years) of maintenance. This means the operators would be saved the cost of a mid life rehab! Also this highlights the advantages of group […]

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 […]

Translink and the Interurban

As most of you know, the latest transit proposals from Translink have once again neglected the Interurban. Something had to be said. Here is my Letter to the Editor,  now published in the Surrey Leader and other local papers. Interurban gets rough ride from TransLink Published: June 16, 2011 12:00 PM  Updated: June 16, 2011 12:23 PM […]

Light-rail on Number 10 Highway & The Langley Bypass – An Alternative route to the Valley.

The Light Rail Committee have long advocated for “The return of the Interurban” for the Fraser Valley, as a cost effective way of extending ‘rail’ transit to Langley, Abbotsford and Chilliwack. The LRC advocates that instead of following the original rights-of-ways completely, alterations to the original routeAi??Ai??must be considered to give the ‘interurban’ 21st century […]