The West Coast Railway Association ran a 9 day private charter railtour in Sept. 2002 the annual trip but for 2002 using some of West Coast Railway Association equipment #4069 F unit for power and an open air observation car with some leased BC Rail equipment. The tour was to raise money for the Royal Hudson Steam engine rebuild.

More details can be found at;


But the following were a few of the photos taken by Keith A that was a passenger on the trip.

He has allowed me to share these photos with you here;


Train on bridge;

View from Cab over bridge;

At Dawson Creek Station the first passenger train of this type in many years;

Lone Butte

WCRT observation car, under the Tumbler branch electric line;

Crossing Peace River;

Another bridge shot;

Approaching the Peace River Bridge;

Train through Tumbler Ridge coal loading tower;


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