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VIArail Canada: The Lake Superior

Where: Sudbury ON to White River ON - from Northern shores of Lake Huron to near the Eastern shores of Lake Superior.
Type: Regular Scheduled Passenger Service
Equipment: RDC-2s #6205 & #6215; RDC-4 #6250
Website: www.viarail.ca/en/main/
Photos: visited in May '03

VIArail Canada: The Malahat

Where: Victoria BC to Courtney BC - Vancouver Island.
Type: Daily Regular Scheduled Passenger Service
Equipment: RDC-1 #6135; RDC-2 #62xx; third RDC awaiting repair
Website: www.viarail.ca/en/main/

Alaska Railroad: The Hurricane Turn

Where: Talkeetna, Alaska to Hurricane Gulch. (Talkeetna is approx 2 hours drive north of Anchorage AK).
Type: Summer-only Regular Passenger Service (Thu-Sun)
Equipment: RDC-2s #711 & #712, RDC-3 #701.
Website: alaskarailroad.com
Photos: visited in May '04

Alaska Railroad: Anchorage to Whittier/Grandview

Where: Anchorage, Alaska to Whittier. (Whittier is a coast port 1 hour drive south of Anchorage AK).
Type: Regular Passenger Service (Thu-Sun)
Equipment: One of the RDC-2s #711 & #712, often supplimented by coaches and a HEP-equiped locomotive.
Website: alaskarailroad.com
Photos: visited in May '04

Amtrak/Portland & Western: The Lewis and Clark Explorer

Status:This service has now ended. The three RDC units have been purchased for the Eagle Cap Wilderness Train, and run on the 60 mile line between Elgin and Joseph, OR. This is the scenic ex Union Pacific Joseph branch, and features lovely scenic riverside operation. The route is to be operated by the Wallowa Union Railroad.
Equipment: RDC-3 #ORRX-31, RDC-1s #ORRX-10 & #ORRX-11 - Formerly BCRail BC-31, BC-10 and BC-11

Wilton Scenic Railroad

Status:This service has now ended. The two RDC units have been purchased for service in Rhode Island.
Equipment: RDC-3 #BC-30, RDC-1 #BC-15 - Formerly BCRail BC-30 and BC-15
Photos: visited in Sept '03

Cape May Seashore Lines

Where: Cape May City NJ - at the southern tip of the New Jersey Cape, Eastern Seaboard.
Type: Tourist line.
Equipment: RDC1s M-407, M-410; various non-working RDC1 and RDC9 units.
Website: www.capemayseashorelines.org
Photos: visited in Nov '02

North Shore Scenic Railroad

Where: Duluth MN - Northern Minnesota, at the western end of Lake Superior, Mid-West
Type: Tourist line/museum.
Equipment: RDC1 #9169
Website: www.lsrm.org


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