Three generations take in the view from restored Interurban Car 1225 during a recent passenger run from Cloverdale Station to Sullivan return.

A Sunday ride on Cloverdale’s heritage Interurban railway

Passengers take in the scenic view during a ride on the restored Interurban.

Three generations enjoy the view from inside restored heritage Interurban car 1225 Sunday afternoon.

This is the final weekend of the season for the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society’s passenger excursion from Cloverdale Station to Sullivan return, operated entirely by volunteers.

Sunday, Oct. 12 is the last day of operation for the 2014 season.

Meanwhile, work is underway on a bypass track through Cloverdale that will give the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society greater control over weekend passenger operations in spite of freight movements.

It’s the second summer the society has offered passenger runs from Cloverdale to Sullivan Station, thrilling those who remember riding on the B.C. Electric Railway as kids – and winning over a new generation of fans.

But due to the sheer volume of grain shipments to the coast, the heritage railway has been sidelined about half the time this summer.

A 2,000-foot-long section of dedicated track will allow the Interurban to connect with the Southern Railway of B.C. line without interruption next summer. Operations start up again on the May long weekend in 2015.


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