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LETTER: Better uses than rail for tax money

LETTER: Better uses than rail for tax money

Re: Revamped Island Corridor project calls for $42.7 million in rail improvements…

  • Dec 3, 2017

 

A new group has formed to advocate for the revival of the E&N Railway line for both trains and trails. (File photo)

New group forms to advocate for railway revival

E&N Railway Roundtable represents both advocates for rail and for trails

 

The ICF released survey results last week that show a significant level of support from Greater Victoria residents for the restoration of rail services. (File photo)

Greater Victoria residents show support for rail

Significant number of respondents ‘very supportive’ according to Island Corridor Foundation survey

 

The Island Corridor Foundation is still seeking $7.5 million from the federal government to help with track repairs on the E&N Railway in an effort to revive passenger rail service on Vancouver Island. VIA Rail suspended operations on the Island in 2011 due to track conditions. (News Bulletin file)

Island Corridor Foundation says feds won’t buck up to restore service

Foundation remains entangled in lawsuit with Snaw-Naw-As First Nation for return of land

The Island Corridor Foundation is still seeking $7.5 million from the federal government to help with track repairs on the E&N Railway in an effort to revive passenger rail service on Vancouver Island. VIA Rail suspended operations on the Island in 2011 due to track conditions. (News Bulletin file)