Letter: New West train whistles actually bring me comfort


The sound of train whistles in New Westminster bring me comfort.

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Sometimes it seems they ring in the key of D, or C or maybe E-flat - still music to my soul. The whistles are the echoes of history; they signal stability for our country.

For if there were no whistle sounds, it would mean more trouble for all of us.

I rest peacefully to those sounds, knowing the sacrifices made to build the rails and run the trains, the backbone which helped to make Canada the great country it is today.

Barbara Erb, New Westminster 

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