VIA announces refurbishment of dining cars

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VIA announces refurbishment of dining cars

Post by mdvle » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:18 am


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Re: VIA announces refurbishment of dining cars

Post by electricron » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:05 am

They are only refurbishing four (4) dining cars? Wiki suggests their roster includes 13 dining cars, what do they plan to do with the remaining nine (9) dining cars?

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Re: VIA announces refurbishment of dining cars

Post by bdawe » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:58 pm

electricron wrote:They are only refurbishing four (4) dining cars? Wiki suggests their roster includes 13 dining cars, what do they plan to do with the remaining nine (9) dining cars?
Operate them until next slack season maybe?
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Re: VIA announces refurbishment of dining cars

Post by mtuandrew » Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:53 pm

Rail GD is really REALLY small, and very young (5 years.) Like, take a look at their facility out on the Gaspé Peninsula: https://goo.gl/maps/nyycjgeLVnE2" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

That said - they seem to do really good work according to their website, http://www.railgd.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;.

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Re: VIA announces refurbishment of dining cars

Post by gaspeamtrak » Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:17 pm

Just wondering if anybody has heard how the refurbishment of these 4 diners is going???
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