Warren Schlote recently graduated in media studies from the University of Guelph-Humber and is now a reporter with the Manitoulin Expositor in Little Current, Ontario.
As a new operator steers onto the Orangeville-Brampton Railway, staff, passengers and railfans reflect on the past and the future of trains in our region.
Meet the railfans, train lovers who track everything from locomotive makes and models to the schedules and freight loads of their favourite railways.
Journalist Warren Schlote considers himself a railfan. Here’s how he parlayed his love of trains and railways into a stint as a real-life conductor.