CN pulls the plug on Algoma passenger train
The search is on for a new operator to take
over a Sault Ste. Marie-to-Heart passenger train service after
Canadian National Railway (CN) announced it will cease operations on
The repeated inability of Railmark Canada and
its president-CEO R. Allen Brown to obtain financing led CN, the
track’s owner, to finally terminate the service.
The same issue cropped up in June, forcing CN
to step in and take back a popular sister service on the same line,
the Agawa Canyon Tour Train e...
(CP) has proposed a merger with U.S.-based rail company Norfolk Southern Corp.In the Nov. 17
announcement, CP says the deal would “create a transcontinental railroad with
the scale and reach to deliver improved levels of service to customers and
communities while enhancing comp...
The U.S. government is providing
$1.35 million to study the viability of a new addition to the shipping locks at
Sault Ste. Marie, MI.Advocates have long
argued for the need for a new lock to handle the volume of traffic that travels
through the system.The locks are
currently comprised of the ...
Negotiations between the Ontario Northland
Transportation Commission (ONTC) and Unifor Local 103 ground to a
halt with the Crown agency electing to lock out 195 unionized
employees from its rail car and bus refurbishment shops.
The North Bay-headquartered commission said a
Manitoulin Transport has opened a brand-new transportation terminal in Winnipeg, Manitoba.The terminal was
built adjacent to its old terminal, which has now been closed. In a news
release, the company said “the new terminal supports Manitoulin Transport's
current and projected growth in Western ...