By Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business; September 4, 2020
Someone is going to be hauling steel and forest products between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury in 2021.
It might be Genesee & Wyoming Canada; it might be another short-line railroader.
While the political willingness is there to keep negotiating from the federal side, details remain scarce on how talks are actually progressing between Ottawa, Queen’s Park and the Montréal-based operators of the Huron Central Line on securing a $40-million subsidy to keep the 288-kilometre line open past Christmas.