Good news: the Downtown Historic Railway is back on track and will open at noon on Saturday, October 16, 2010!
The Railway runs two restored heritage interurban cars between Granville Island and Olympic Village Station — the Olympic Line streetcar used its tracks during the Games earlier this year.
The train will be offering afternoon rides during weekends in October. Check their schedule for full details!
And for more info on the Railway, here’s a few links. The Transit Museum Society runs the Railway along with the City of Vancouver: check out the TRAMS website and the City website for more info. As well, John Calimente over at Regarding Place wrote a seven-part series of articles about the Railway once: here’s 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7.