CN completes Deux-Montagnes line sale

CN on Feb. 28, 2014 closed the sale of its right-of-way principally used by Agence Métropolitaine de Transports (AMT) commuter trains between Deux-Montagnes and Montreal’s Central Station to AMT for C$97 million.

CN, AMT sign Deux-Montagnes Line deal

Montreal’s Agence Metropolitaine de Transport (AMT, or Metropolitan Transportation Agency) has signed an agreement to buy the Deux-Montagnes  line from CN for an undisclosed price. The purchase is subject to final approval by the Quebec provincial government.

AMT, CN in talks on Deux-Montagnes line

CN is holding discussions with Montreal’s Agence metropolitaine de transport (AMT) on the possible sale of CN’s Deux-Montagnes line, including the Mount Royal tunnel, used by AMT regional trains.

Delay seen for AMT service addition

Montreal’s Agence Métropolitaine de Transport (AMT) reportedly will not increase frequency on its Vaudreuil-Hudson regional rail line until 2014. AMT originally had hoped to bolster service early in 2013.

NJT’s ALP-45DP enters revenue service

New Jersey Transit’s newest locomotive made its first revenue service run May 30. The ALP-45DP (dual-power), described by NJT as a “hybrid” locomotive in that it operates under AC-catenary electric or diesel-electric power, is the first of its type in North America.