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Update on Cascades second train

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The Vancouver Sun is now reporting that a second train may be added for the Olympic period. But really there is no resolution to the fundamental problem of the Canadian Border Services Agency trying to collect $0.5m in annual extra revenue from  Amtrak, which makes the second train unecomic to operate. They are “still talking” – which just shows that our federal politicians are simply ducking the issue.

Amtrak 134 Cascades Vancouver BC 2006_0731

Written by Stephen Rees

April 2, 2009 at 6:58 pm

Posted in Railway

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  1. One solution is to take $500K of service (or more if necessary) from the border crossings and move it to the train station (where the inspections take place).


    April 3, 2009 at 8:38 am

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