Via Rail Canada (VIA)

VIA FP7 6553 in Vancouver, BC on the point of the eastbound Canadian on Friday, June, 29, 1984.

 

According to Wikipedia, Via Rail Canada (reporting mark VIA) is an independent Crown corporation, subsidized by Transport Canada, mandated to offer intercity passenger rail services in Canada.

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VIA 6553, FP7A class DPA-15a

VIA 6553 is ex-CP 4103, 1404, ex-VIA 1404 FP7A class DPA-15a. It was built by General Motors Diesel Division London, ON, GMDD serial number A524.
VIA 6553 on the point of the Canadian
VIA FP7 6553 in Vancouver, BC on the point of the eastbound Canadian on Friday, June, 29, 1984.

VIA 6776, FPA-4

VIA 6776 is a MLW FPA4. Reportedly it was built in 1959 as FPA4 CN 6776, serial number 83154. It became VIA 6776. It went to Portola after being retired by VIA. From Portola it went to Grand Canyon Railway as GCRY 6776.
Photo of VIA 6776 in Portola
  • On Sunday, Oct. 2, 1994, VIA FPA4 6776 is part of an ABA FA set at the Feather River Rail Society museum in Portola, CA.
    Pentax 6x7, Neopan 400 film, negative 282904, printed, scan 2019012501.8ph

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