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Unfortunately, KPR went into receivership and the rail line between Vernon and Kelowna was shut down. I grew up when train travel was so important and train freight was what moved goods around this country. It was the railroad which built this country. I am sad that another line has died. My father was an engineer who died in a locomotive in 1978, http://www.trainwreckof78.ca, and must be sad to see railway travel ending. To read more about the history of the Rail line in the Okanagan Valley go to, http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelowna_Pacific_Railway

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