Return of rail service means freedom for Churchill, Manitoba residents to head south for shopping, family visits

By Rachel Bergen, CBC News; December 09, 2018

Earlier this week, Churchill celebrated the arrival of the first visitors travelling by train in over a year — but the newly repaired train tracks also mean freedom to go south for many who live in the northern Manitoba town.

On Tuesday night, just a few hours after the train into town arrived, Liza Spence took the first passenger train to leave Churchill in 18 months.  It was her first time leaving the town in just as long.

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