Old Trestle

While hiking in Goldstream, we came across this trestle. It is very high up, at least 60 meters and there are no railings.

Still in use?

I don’t think this trestle is used much anymore. The rails looked pretty rusty and I didn’t see any trains. If there was a commuter train between the Cowichan Valley and Victoria, it would run on these tracks, so there is definitely potential there.

Another use?

I like the ideas of taking old railways and converting them into mixed use pathways. Railways are particularly good because of their nice grade. This would be a great way to get from the Cowichan Valley to Victoria via bicycle, just like the Kettle Valley Rail Tral.

Posted from British Columbia, Canada
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