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West Coast Express

All photos: Mark Forseille unless otherwise credited.

Operates five commuter trains weekdays between Mission City and Vancouver 42 miles over the CPR.

WCE 102 cab car leading in a typical commuter train style operation. Maple Meadows, Maple Ridge. Feb.20/10

WCEX 901 first of five F59PHI GMD 946534-1 to -5 10/95 Port Coquitlam October 19, 1995

Units equipped with 500 KW auxiliary and geared for 73 mph.

Note: Coaches were borrowed from GO Transit for startup November 1, 1995 pending delivery of similar coaches.

903 at VIA shop where units are maintained. All 5 units were required daily with no spare unit.
VIA supplied a unit when required until another one was purchased late in 2006.
Port Coquitlam July 13, 2001

905 at VIA Maintenance Centre Vancouver March 21, 2008

In memory of Rick Lee

906 MP36PH3C a one unit order from Motive Power MP 2605-01 11/06 Mission, BC April 21, 2007



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