Canada: Less rail freight, more passengers for Ontario Northland

From Nugget Staff, The Cold Lake Sun; July 10, 2019 Ontario Northland saw a slight dip in rail freight but…

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Ontario: Plan to bring back Northlander train remains off track

By Jordan Horrobin, The Timmins Daily Press; June 23, 2019 While on the campaign trail last May, Premier Doug Ford…

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Northeastern Ontario: Expect fall announcement says passenger rail advocate

By Stu Campaigne, Staff, mynorthbaynow.com; June 19, 2019 It’s not a matter of “if” but “when.” Lucille Frith wholeheartedly believes…

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Ontario Northland adds refurbished dining car to Polar Bear Express

By Linda Holmes, BayToday.ca; June 10, 2019 Passengers travelling on the Ontario Northland’s Polar Bear Express will benefit from a…

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Canada: Consultant claims Ontario Northland not on board with passenger rail

By Ian Ross, Baytoday.ca; June 5, 2019 A railway consultant has released portions of a conceptual plan on how passenger…

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Canada: Ontario Northland Transportation Commission ‘fully committed’ to rail passenger service

By P.J. Wilson, Postmedia Network, Northern News; June 6, 2019 Ontario Northland is “fully committed” to the return of passenger…

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Canada: Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli fires back at Ontario Northland critic

By Staff, Northern Ontario Business; June 5, 2019 Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli is going to bat for the Ontario Northland…

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Canada: Ontario Northland union boss favours Metrolinx alliance

By Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business; June 7, 2019 Shifting the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) to a new provincial…

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Canada: Ontario Northland’s success worth celebrating – Corina Moore

By Michael Lee, North Bay Nugget; April 26, 2019 Corina Moore is both “proud” and “grateful” Ontario Northland will be…

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Restoring passenger rail service in the northeastern Ontario

By Brittany Bortolon, Videojournalist, North Bay, CTV News; April 15, 2019 Could passenger service in northern Ontario be back on…

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Alberta: Province considering results of Calgary-Banff mass transit study

By Cathy Ellis, Rocky Mountain Outlook; March 7, 2019 BANFF – The provincial government seems open to the idea of…

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Alberta: Calgary to Banff passenger rail service ‘feasible’, new report says, but carries $660M price tag

By Amanda Stephenson, Calgary Herald; February 27, 2019 A passenger rail link between Calgary and Banff National Park is “feasible,”…

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Ontario: Ford, Fedeli urged to keep passenger rail promise

By Gord Young, North Bay Nugget; February 20, 2019 A regional group is calling on the Progressive Conservative government –…

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Northern Ontario passenger train project could collapse

By Bob McIntyre, Staff, My Timmins Now; February 12, 2019 The small, grassroots campaign to restore passenger rail service between…

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Passenger rail revival plan for Northern Ontario rolling out this fall

By Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business; October 9, 2018 A northeastern Ontario passenger rail advocacy group is tabling a plan…

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Alberta municipalities eye mass transit options for Calgary-to-Banff corridor

By Evan Radford, StarMetro Calgary, The Star; October 2, 2018 CALGARY—Calgarians heading out to Banff might have another way of…

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Ontario: Polar Bear Express resumes service after derailment last week

From CBC News; June 4, 2018 The Polar Bear Express train is expected to start moving again today. Last Wednesday,…

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‘Panicked and yelling’: Passenger recounts scene as Ontario Northland Polar Bear Express train tips

By Maija Hoggett, Timmins Today; May 31, 2018 Dan Beck was starting his journey to Timmins yesterday when the Polar…

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Ontario: Why a change in government could bring back the Northlander train

By Andrew Autio, tvo; May 30, 2018 TIMMINS — Although it may not be a top priority for voters across…

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NorthEastern Ontario Rail Network to host Passenger Rail Summit in the Sault

By Riley Smith, Saultonline.com; March 28, 2018 NorthEastern Ontario Rail Network News Release Northeastern Ontario is suffering from increasing isolation…

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Ontario: Does the north need the Northlander?

By Josh Dehaas, TVO.org; December 13, 2017 When Kerry Desilets’s friend died earlier this year, Desilets desperately wanted to attend…

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Rail revival campaign takes on steam in Northern Ontario

By Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business; November 22, 2017 Éric Boutilier knows it’s an uphill climb to restore passenger rail…

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All Aboard Northern Ontario pushing to get Northlander back on track

From CBC News, Sudbury; October 14, 2017 A grassroots group has embarked on a journey to bring passenger train service…

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