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World famous Royal Hudson has returned.

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Royal Hudson back on track again

Today the steam will once again puff out of the Royal Hudson.  For the first time since 1999, the historic steam powered locomotive will move out of the garage where its boiler was completely rebuilt.

The Royal Hudson was a delight for tourists taking them between North Vancouver and Squamish from 1974 until an inspection at the end of its season seven years ago found that the boiler was shot and needed fixing.

It's taken two years to complete the boiler work.  At 11 am in a big ceremony at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park in Squamish, the boiler will fire up and the locomotive will move under its own power for the first time in seven years.

Source: Radio 1130 News

Royal Canadian Pacific via Kicking Horse, Crowsnest, Golden, Lethbridge and Calgary
by Jerry W. Bird

One of the highlights of my most recent return to Calgary and Alberta's Foothills Country, was the opportunity to visit a grand new 'Railtour' product being introduced by Canadian Pacific Railway, adjacent to the elegantly refurbished Palliser Hotel.