On Dec. 9, maintenance-of-way workers represented by Labourers International Union North America (LiUNA) rejected an offer from the Ontario Railroad Contractors Association (ORCA) and began a strike at midnight. ORCA is whom
Author: Stephen C. Host
During the week of Dec. 5 2022, Union Pacific and CN operated a dedicated train of a single Siemens Mobility “Venture” car from the Amtrak fleet from California to Canada. The coach
The first two of CN’s 50-unit order of AC44C6M remanufactured locomotives from Wabtec have arrived in Canada.
Canada’s Guelph Junction Railway (GJR) is growing again. The Board of Directors resumed dividend payouts of 10% of net revenue to the sole shareholder, the City of Guelph, in 2022 after halting
This past month, the Ontario Northland Railway, in conjunction with the Trillium Railway in the Niagara Region of Ontario partnered to bring a train down from Cochrane, Ontario for a television series shoot.
VIA Rail Canada’s newest arrival, a full Siemens Venture trainset with a Charger locomotive, made a circuit of the Ottawa-Windsor segment of the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor on April 13 and 14, 2022.
On June 21, 2019, the long-awaited ION LRT will formally enter revenue service for Ontario, Canada’s Waterloo Region. Leading up to the start of service, Bombardier Flexity LRVs will be operating in daytime service mode, with trains every 10 or so minutes.
At midnight on Nov. 16, 2018, the 20-year lease of part of the 184-mile Goderich-Exeter Railway (GEXR) from CN came due, and the Class I lessor took back the lines.
Canada’s Guelph Junction Railway (GJR) in 2017 hauled record carloads, declared its first dividend to sole owner City of Guelph, Ont., in more than 20 years, and extended its operating contract with Ontario Southland Railway (OSRX) for up to five more years.