The Newfoundland T’Railway is an 883km long rail-trail that crosses Newfoundland from East to West, running from St. John’s in the East to Port aux Basques in the West. As a mixed use rail-trail, the T’Railway takes you across some of Canada’s most unique landscapes. Crossing 130 bridges along the route whomever takes on this route will be subject to beautiful vistas throughout the entire 883km.
This route was contributed by Malcolm Simpson.
- Scenery: As predicted the section from Port-aux-Basques to Badger was the most scenic. Central NF (Badger to Terra Nova Nat’l Park) was mostly boreal forest – the good news is that the trail in this area is in good shape and you can make good time. From Terra Nova to St. John’s there is a great mixture of scenery.
- Bridges: One great thing about riding these old train lines is you are sure to cross lots of bridges. There are something like 130 or more bridges along the route.
- Animals: I saw no moose for the entire ride but did see rabbits, grouse, spawning salmon, fox, caribou and beavers.