June 8, 1899

Daily Passenger Service.

Commencing on the 18th of this month the C.P.R. will put its new service into effect. This will give Cranbrook a through transcontinental daily passenger train each way. The train will arrive from the east at 5:15 p.m., leaving at 5:25 for the west. The time between Cranbrook and Kootenay Landing will be reduced to four hours, and the time from Cranbrook to Macleod to about eight hours. A through sleeper will be run from St. Paul, Minn., to Kootenay Landing, and the Crows Nest Pass train will connect with the Imperial Limited at Dunmore [just east of Medicine Hat, Alberta]. A buffet car will be run on this line, and all passengers for the coast will have the choice of taking this route across the continent at the same rate. This will give the people in the east and west an opportunity to pass through the gold fields of the Kootenays on their way across the continent, and will prove a good thing for the country in many ways.

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