Bad news for train travel on Vancouver Island. The Dayliner has now been halted indefinitely after further inspection to the rail ties showed them in worse shape than originally thought. 104,000 ties now need to be replaced and the Island Corridor Foundation has applied for a grant from the provinicial and federal governments.
The goal of the Foundation is to run the train again and establish a commuter rail service between Nanaimo and Victoria.
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