Liricon Capital Ltd.

A proposed 150-kilometer Calgary-Banff passenger rail service could include seven stops—Calgary International Airport, downtown Calgary, Calgary Keith, Cochrane, Morley (Stoney Nakoda), Canmore and Banff—along a dedicated line built within the existing Canadian Pacific right of way.

Hydrogen Hinted for Calgary-Banff Passenger Scheme

Flush with cash, as its vast tar sands oil field suddenly lurched from environmental pariah to savior of western civilization, the Alberta government is looking more favorably upon a scheme to build a new, independent passenger railway, connecting Calgary International Airport (YYC) to the Rocky Mountain’s global tourist destination, Banff National Park.

Calgary-Banff Passenger Rail Project Advances

A proposed 150-kilometer (93-mile) Calgary-Banff passenger rail project is moving ahead, following the release of a detailed MOU (memorandum of understanding) from Invest Alberta Corp., Alberta’s Ministry of Transportation (Alberta Transportation) and Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB).