The Central Manitoba Railway (CEMR, owned and operated by Cando Rail Services) Pine Falls Subdivision Enhancement Project is an 8.8-mile infrastructure upgrade between CN’s Symington Yard (Beach Junction) and the Imperial Oil terminal at Birds Hill. The project “invests in Canada’s sovereign trade corridors and improves speed and reliability of trade, safety, and supporting short line railway operations in Manitoba.”
Cando Rail Services
Brandon, Manitoba-based Cando Rail Services has appointed Canadian Pacific engineering department veteran Tim Yamashita as Vice-President of Engineering and Track Services, effective March 13. Yamashita is responsible for management of Cando’s design, construction and maintenance services.
Brandon, Manitoba-based Cando Rail Services is expanding into British Columbia with the recent purchase of an 89-acre site in Kamloops for a new terminal. The terminal will have the capacity for 1,000 railcar storage spots, in addition to providing transloading, material handling, engineering and track and mechanical services.