Image shows Briscoe driving a train.

Listen to official radio salute as passenger train engineer steps back from controls after five decades

Back when Doug Briscoe began his railroading career, you could buy an average Canadian home for around $30,000, Sean Connery was the only Bond who mattered, and the Trans-Canada Highway was finally completed. Staying in one career for 50 years, Briscoe has finally decided to retire. But that doesn’t come without memories, including a snippet of a radio transmission captured on his very last trip at the controls of a GO Transit train. As a birthright, it seemed … Continue reading Listen to official radio salute as passenger train engineer steps back from controls after five decades