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West Coast Express

All photos: Mark Forseille unless otherwise credited.

Operates five commuter trains weekdays between Mission City and Vancouver 42 miles over the CPR.

WCE 102 cab car leading in a typical commuter train style operation. Maple Meadows, Maple Ridge. Feb.20/10

WCEX 901 first of five F59PHI GMD 946534-1 to -5 10/95 Port Coquitlam October 19, 1995
Units equipped with 500 KW auxiliary and geared for 73 mph.
Note: Coaches were borrowed from GO Transit for startup November 1, 1995 pending delivery of similar coaches.

903 at VIA shop where units are maintained. All 5 units were required daily with no spare unit.
VIA supplied a unit when required until another one was purchased late in 2006.
Port Coquitlam July 13, 2001

906 MP36PH3C a one unit order from Motive Power MP 2605-01 11/06 Mission, BC April 21, 2007

 


 


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