Canada, Ontario: Ontario Northland begins screening Polar Bear Express passengers

By Staff, Northern Ontario Business; March 30, 2020 Riders on the Polar Bear Express will undergo a “health check” prior…

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Canada, Ontario: COVID-19 reduces Ontario Northland service

From CBC News; March 23, 2020 Ontario Northland says it’s making changes to its rail and motor coach service due…

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New Pricing Structure for Ontario Northland passengers

By Staff, BayToday.ca; August 24, 2019 Ontario Northland is introducing new pricing structures on all passenger travel effective September 4. There…

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10 Of The Most Beautiful Train Journeys In North America

By Evan Alexander, The Travel; August 3, 2019 Roaring steam engines might no longer boast the same allure of days gone…

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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 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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‘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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Ontario Northland: Through timber to tidewater

Written by John Thompson, Canadian Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; December 28, 2017 Some Railway Age readers will be surprised…

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