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Old 07-14-2013, 11:24 AM
 
Location: Alberta, Canada
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I tried following the tracks on the maps through a few cities and did not see any train stations. I can't find any detail if there are any Via trains that pass on this track.
There aren't. There is no VIA passenger service between Calgary and Edmonton, and there hasn't been for years. From time to time, there is talk of restoring passenger train service between Calgary and Edmonton; but while studies have been done as to the feasibility, they're about all that has been achieved towards that goal.

Many cities and towns in western Canada still have train stations, although after passenger service ended, many of them have been repurposed. Regina's grand old CPR station is now a casino. The CPR station in Strathcona, Alberta (a suburb of Edmonton) is now a bar. Lethbridge's station now houses local health officials. Calgary's once-busy downtown station still has passenger service, if you consider an infrequent--and very expensive--luxury tourist train to be "passenger service." With that one exception, the trains that pass through the tracks of the old Calgary station site are freights.
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Old 07-14-2013, 11:53 AM
 
Location: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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This link about the naming of Olds Town of Olds Maps and Facts | Olds Population | Street Map | Trails Map | Land Use District Map | Quick Links | Demographics describes the rail line as connecting Calgary and Edmonton.

I tried following the tracks on the maps through a few cities and did not see any train stations. I can't find any detail if there are any Via trains that pass on this track.
Other links..
Category:Railway stations in Alberta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Train routes by region | VIA Rail


I really can't see it. VIA doesn't even stop near Calgary anymore. The VIA route basically heads north west out of Saskatoon to Edmonton, then parallels the Yellowhead hwy out of Edmonton to Jasper.
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Old 07-14-2013, 05:08 PM
 
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Is this some kind of trick question? as determining which railroad from this pic is a bit of a tough one ,got any better pics?
http://gassigns.org/bigemblm/meginbir-husky1.jpg
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Old 07-14-2013, 05:18 PM
 
Location: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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I doubt it. The OP is already "not a member" lol
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