Via rail: first passenger train returns to McBride

Councillors Allan Frederick and Diane Smith help send off Leah Peterson, Quinn Frear and Amber Maughan as they head off on an afternoon adventure to Dome Creek. /ANDREA ARNOLD
On the afternoon of Sunday July 5, 2020 the first passenger train since February whistled its way up to the platform at the McBride train station. McBride is one of the stops on the route between Jasper and Prince Rupert. It is currently the only route operational as VIA begins to reschedule trains with new COVID-compliant regulations in place./ANDREA ARNOLD
Councillors Frederick and Smith were among the approximately 20 people gathered to welcome the train to McBride./ANDREA ARNOLD

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