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Date: 02/05/20 17:35
Bras d'Or Wednesday
Author: cn6218

Why Wednesday?  Because VIA's Bras d'Or only operated two days a week: Halifax to Sydney on Tuesdays, and Sydney to Halifax on Wednesdays.

The summer season cruise train only operated for five seasons (2000-2004) and this image is from the return trip, just west of Port Hawkesbury, on July 26 of the first season.  The short train is on a causeway across a cove in the Strait of Canso, and in a few more miles will cross the Canso Causeway and be back in mainland Nova Scotia.

GTD




Date: 02/05/20 18:26
Re: Bras d'Or Wednesday
Author: refarkas

Beautiful train.
Bob



Date: 02/06/20 10:23
Re: Bras d'Or Wednesday
Author: RNinRVR

Never rode this train but did ride Sydney to Truro on an RDC to connect with the Scotian. It is one beautiful ride.

Sharon Evans
Glen Allen, VA



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