Ontario Northland wins first rail refurbishment contract with Metrolinx since 2011

By Rocco Frangione, Staff, MyNorthBayNow.com; August 7, 2019 After a nearly 10 year absence in North Bay, Metrolinx is making…

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Province says passenger rail still an option for Northern Ontario

By James Wood, Staff, My Muskoka Now; July 10, 2019 HUNTSVILLE, ON- In the wake of Premier Doug Ford’s cabinet…

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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: MPP Fedeli asks Northlander supporters to be patient

By Chris Dawson, Baytoday.ca; June 29, 2019 Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli says the Conservative Government is not giving up on…

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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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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: 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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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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Canadian railroads re-write drug policies for workers in light of cannabis legalization

By Erik White, CBC News; February 1, 2019 As of Feb. 1, Go Train drivers in southern Ontario are forbidden…

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Transport Canada calls on railroads to revise work/rest rules

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; December 27, 2018 Canada’s Transport Minister Marc Garneau has ordered the nation’s railroads to revise their…

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Rail advocates in Ontario want government to consider transportation strategy – including passenger rail

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; November 12, 2018 Passenger rail advocates are hoping the provincial government take the time…

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VIA Rail Canada at 40: Four decades of cuts, heartbreak and lost opportunities

By Staff, Bay Today; October 28, 2018 Forty years ago Monday, VIA Rail Canada was born as an operating railway…

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Ontario Northland President Corina Moore named League of Railway Women Woman of the Year

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; September 10, 2018 The League of Railway Women (LRW) has named Ontario…

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Greyhound finally calls it quits in most of Northern Ontario

By Staff, Northern Ontario Business; July 9, 2018 Competition has gotten the best of Greyhound Canada. The national motor coach…

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Passenger rail supporters expect new provincial government in Ontario to make good on campaign promise

By Staff, Northern Ontario Business; June 12, 2018 Citizens campaigning for the return of passenger rail in northeastern and southwestern Ontario…

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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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Should Ontario Northland take over Huron Central Railway?

By James Hopkin, Sootoday.com; June 2, 2018 The Northern and Eastern Rail Network (NEORN) wants Ontario Northland to take over…

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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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Restoring train service to Moosonee a ‘priority’ for Ontario Northland after Polar Bear Express derailment

From CBC News; May 31, 2018 Freight train service between Cochrane and Moosonee is now suspended after a passenger train…

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Polar Bear Express passenger train derails in northern Ontario; minor injuries reported

By Staff, CTV News; May 30, 2018 A train with passengers and crew on board has derailed in a remote…

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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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Ontario elections: NDP promises rail passenger service within 4 years

By P.J. Wilson, The Nugget; May 22, 2018 It won’t happen overnight, but if the Ontario NDP wins the June…

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Ontario: Muskoka rallies for rail as new passenger loop proposed in north

By Alison Brownlee, Bracebridge Examiner; May 15, 2018 MUSKOKA — A Muskoka organization wants voters to get loud about northern…

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Ontario: No ‘business case’ for bringing back Northlander train, premier says

From CBC News; May 3, 2018 Northeastern Ontario could see passenger train service restored if the province’s Progressive Conservatives and…

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One on One with Markus – Ontario Northland’s Corina Moore

From CBC News; April 4, 2018 Growing up, Corina Moore remembers setting up a play office in her home and…

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