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26 Apr 2014
“Great Trip, But...”
16 Dec 2011
“Fantastic”
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This rail trip travels through some of the most beautiful countryside on Vancouver Island between Victoria and Courtenay.
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Malahat, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

I rode the Malahat train between Victoria and Courtenay in 2008 and it was certainly a great trip. The train was slow, the cars were literally being held together with duct tape, and there was a short delay while the crew (and two random passersby)...More

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank Scatterburst
Reviewed 16 December 2011

Vancouver Island is one of the most beautiful places on earth. The summers are best. Mildly warm but not stifling. I have travelled the world and still am amazed by the beauty of the Island. Hiking through Goldstream Park and up the falls to the...More

Date of experience: September 2011
Thank MistyandJasmine
Reviewed 30 September 2008

We had a great trip to Nanaimo on this ViaRail Train recently. The train left Victoria from the station on the downtown side of the blue bridge at 8 am (the exception is Sunday, when it leaves at 10 am). We walked up to the...More

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MNB55
21 April 2016|
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Response from Scatterburst | Reviewed this property |
No. Service was shut down in 2011. Plans to rebuild and reopen the line have continuously stalled, and no trains will run in the foreseeable future.
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