BC Rail Ltd

BC RAIL LTD was incorporated as the Pacific Great Eastern (PGE) Railway on 27 Feb 1912 during the optimistic railway-building era that preceded WWI. The new line was intended to run from VANCOUVER north to PRINCE GEORGE; there it would connect with the GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC RWY, then being completed to the Pacific Ocean at PRINCE RUPERT. Most of the money for the project came from Britain and the name was chosen to remind British investors of their own Great Eastern Railway. The company managed...

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