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Train of Banff to Calgary University

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Train of Banff to Calgary University

Hi I Want to go living to Banff But I Will go tu the Calgary University I want to go on a Train You know any train?

P.D I dont want a turist Train.

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1. Re: Train of Banff to Calgary University

Hi CanadienLive;

There is no passenger rail service from Calgary, other than the Rocky Mountaineer tourist train.

Best Regards

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2. Re: Train of Banff to Calgary University

You need to look at a map.

I don't think you realize that Banff is a small town in the mountains more than 120 kilometres from the University of Calgary. There is no public transportation that would allow you to live in Banff and go to school at the university.

Even if you bought a car the commute would be almost 3 hours daily.



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3. Re: Train of Banff to Calgary University

Also, because Banff is in a national park and the size of the town is limited (so as to preserve the land in the park as wilderness), to live there, it is necessary to be an "eligible resident" as defined in the "need to reside" clause that is in all residential leasehold agreements. This basically makes it illegal to live in a home or an apartment in Banff unless you have a job, or own and operate a business there.

As it is, housing is in short supply in Banff, and very expensive; many who work there commute from Canmore.

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4. Re: Train of Banff to Calgary University

Hi C.L.

If you are planning on moving to Calgary you may want to check out a website called citydata. On it we discuss things like commute times, good area's to live etc. This forum is really more for those who want to visit Calgary.


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