Photos from the West Coast Rail Tours trip May 27-29, 2005.

Riding the inaugural run of the Kamloops Heritage Rail trip from Campbell Creek to Armstrong, first trip in 50 years over this route. Behind steam engine #2141. More info. here. May 28.

May 29 we rode the Kettle Valley Railway behind engine #3716. We had a charter running east towards Faulder as far as the track would go the first run for 3716 on this section since it passed through as the museum train in 1977, before the regular run which new this year runs out onto the Trout Creek Bridge the highest on the former Kettle Valley railway. More info. here.

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For more info. on the trip visit the West Coast Rail Tours website;

www.wcra.org/tours

Along Monte Lake

Side view

Side view 2

Side view 3

Side view 4

Side view 5

View coming into Armstrong large crowd to greet us

Side view 5

View from the open car

The engine ran in reverse on the return trip as no where to turn the loco, view out the coach end to the engine

Another view

Next day on the Kettle Valley Railway east of the station towards Faulder

Side view

Engine side view

Side view 2

Onto bridge

View from bridge

Photo runby near station

Close up

Train passing station

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