Revelstoke, B.C. Canada – Virtual Railfan LIVE

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You are watching a live stream of Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada, which started streaming on November 14, 2018 for people who enjoy watching trains. It is hosted by the Revelstoke Railway Museum:

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Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada, in the Canadian Rockies, is located on the Canadian Pacific Railway (CP), where their Shuswap Subdivision meets their Mountain Subdivision. The Shuswap Sub runs to the west to Kamloops, BC (towards Vancouver, BC), and the Mountain Sub runs to the east to Field, BC, through Rogers Pass.

The CP traverses the Canadian Rockies over 2 passes. Rogers Pass (located within the Selkirk Mountains portion of the Rockies), which is to the immediate east of Revelstoke, and further east, Kicking Horse Pass, which is to the immediate east of Field. Rogers Pass is at 4,360 feet (1,330 meters), and Kicking Horse Pass is at 5,339 feet (1,627 meters). To the west of Revelstoke is the lower Eagle Pass, at 1,804 feet (550 meters).

CP has 2 tunnels underneath Rogers Pass and Mount MacDonald: the 5.022-mile-long (8.082-kilometer-long) Connaught Tunnel (opened in 1916), and the 9.1-mile-long (14.7-kilometer-long) Mount MacDonald Tunnel (opened 1988).

At Kicking Horse Pass are the famous twin Spiral Tunnels (opened 1909) under the north flank of Cathedral Mountain.

Revelstoke’s annual snowfall is 150.13 inches (380.9 millimeters), or about 12.5 feet.

Among the freight trains seen here are unit potash, unit grain, and unit coal. Loaded westbounds feature both mid-train and end-of-train DPU’s, and empty eastbounds have fewer engines, both on front and as DPU’s. Many but not all eastbounds will stop to enter the yard, which is located to the east of the museum and cameras. Also seen are manifests, intermodal, and intermodal combined with manifest. These will also feature DPU’s due to the mountaineous territory the line traverses.

On occasion, the gates will activate, but will soon after deactivate, with no train. This is due to the switcher in the yard proceeding far forward enough to enter the track circuit for the crossing.

There are no passenger trains through Revelstoke.

There are 2 ATCS layouts, one for each sub, but there is absolutely no server (data) coverage available. There are no radio feeds available.

There’s no schedule for freight trains, but some of our more knowledgeable members will provide real-time information when it’s available. Please refrain from asking.

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