Unless there is a really good magician, with a really big rabbit in his hat to pull out – yesterday at 3:30 p.m. the last ACR Passenger Train arrived in Hawk Junction, leaving with three passengers to go up to Errington’s. The train won’t go to Hearst, it will travel in reverse – all the way to Hawk Junction. Sometime today, once the Agawa Canyon Tour Train is parked on a siding in the Agawa Canyon; the ACR Passenger Train will return to Sault Ste. Marie.
Passenger rail is a undervalued, underused commodity in Canada. A service that runs in many other countries, on time and supported by its governments and customers – is a travesty in Canada. VIA is notorious for their schedule changes, creating a service that is difficult for passengers to tolerate.
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