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« Reply #100 on: Mar 5th, 2015, 8:43pm »
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Looks like the track is back together by top shelf

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« Reply #101 on: Apr 26th, 2015, 5:11pm »
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Tell me I'm wrong here but it appears this Craigflower Pump Station remedial work along side the E&N Railway tracks at the Four-Mile Bridge is in fact undermining the railbed.
 


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« Reply #102 on: May 28th, 2015, 6:09pm »
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According to the ICF website, ties are being replaced at the Superior Propane spur this week in Nanaimo.

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« Reply #103 on: Jun 20th, 2015, 9:48pm »
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The track has been repaired near Burnett xing (Palmer) and rumour has it a train used the track near Goldstream (MP10) tonight at 6:30p.m. We didn't see it but heard  a whistle.
 


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« Reply #104 on: Jul 28th, 2015, 11:21pm »
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The problem is just replacing ties does nothing if the ballast isn't up to standards.

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« Reply #105 on: Nov 3rd, 2015, 7:29pm »
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Looks like the Bowen Road crossing is getting some significant work done this Thursday from 7PM - 6AM and again on Nov 12th .  
 
https://twitter.com/cityofnanaimo/status/661649724366331905
 


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« Reply #106 on: Nov 12th, 2015, 8:13am »
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The southbound lanes at the Bowen Rd crossing have nice smooth asphalt and the black plastic crossing material removed.  Judging by the tie-puller parked nearby on the old Madill spur I assume some rotting ties were replaced.  The northbound side of the crossing remain untouched and the left turn lane sports a miniature version of the Grand Canyon located between the rails.  
 
It also appears the Wellington Rd crossing just up the line has been redone recently.  Nice smooth surface and clean alignment.


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« Reply #107 on: Nov 12th, 2015, 9:51pm »
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Part 2 of Bowen Road would be tonight - should be underway in the next hour I would think.
 
EDIT: Looks like they called it on account of the weather - I don't blame 'em lol


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« Reply #108 on: Nov 20th, 2015, 2:12pm »
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Second half of the Bowen Road crossing has now been repaired

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« Reply #109 on: Aug 11th, 2016, 9:25pm »
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Since early July the grade crossing lights and arm on the north side of the Northfield Rd. crossing in Nanaimo have been mangled.  It appears a truck swerved into it or side swiped it, it's leaning over, the lights are twisted and the crossing arm lay on the ground.  I saw crews removing it on the morning of July 29th.
 
I find it curious that for one of the busiest intersections, the safety device still has not been replaced.


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« Reply #110 on: Aug 23rd, 2016, 4:16pm »
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Word from in the City of Nanaimo is that the Truck that did it was reported, ICBC takes care of it in this case. Takes time to get the parts ordered unfortunately.

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« Reply #111 on: Sep 30th, 2016, 12:08am »
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Not significant, but worth mentioning if it hasn't been all ready. Was working near the Parksville industrial park and noticed that the rails for the spur into the park property have been ripped out and pilled on the ROW. The switch was previously removed years ago. There is a new industrial building going up on the property that had the spur.
National Silicates' spur is still operable for the record.


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« Reply #112 on: Apr 14th, 2017, 1:05pm »
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on May 29th, 2012, 1:31pm, SRY 110 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
HI there, since there will be a substantial amount of work being done over the next year or so, I thought I would start this thread to post pictures, document the work being done, work trains, and progress.  
 
This is not a tread to talk about where the work should start or how the funds will be spent or complaining about this and that ..There is already a spot for that here! NO need for more!..Just positive information to pass on to all of us to show case the rebuilding of a great railway!  
 
Keep it to the point, post pics, and track the progress!
 

 
How's that track work coming along??


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« Reply #113 on: Apr 14th, 2017, 11:20pm »
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There seems to be some sort of work going on between Maplebank Rd and Admirals Road, along the water side of the tracks behind the Victoria Shipyard parking lot. Anyone know what's going on? The E&N rail trail is complete along there, on the land side of the track.

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« Reply #114 on: Apr 20th, 2017, 2:04am »
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Was told this past friday that supposedly a small section of track just north of the Duncan station have been pulled up but unable to verify the actual extent and reason.
 
Also saw this in the paper today.  


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« Reply #115 on: Jun 29th, 2017, 10:32pm »
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New xing gates at Maplebank
 



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« Reply #116 on: Jul 10th, 2017, 4:39pm »
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New track, ties and ballast at Songhee Wellness Centre

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« Reply #117 on: Jul 10th, 2017, 9:14pm »
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I sincerely hope that this doesn't represent money being thrown away, along with all those crossing improvements that were done between this spot and the yard.

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« Reply #118 on: Jul 22nd, 2017, 10:12pm »
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New Xing Gates, ties and ballast at West Hills Parkway at Kettle Creek Station housing development. 10.3MP along E&N.

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« Reply #119 on: Aug 27th, 2017, 8:53pm »
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This is located a couple hundred metres north of the switch at Wellington siding.  New end of track?

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