Complicated web leaves future of Ontario short-line rail unknown

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; October 9, 2019 Regulations are in place that prevents federally regulated rail lines from…

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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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Algoma Central: Ontario train advocates plan to raise their voices as election nears

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; June 21, 2019 The pitch to reinstate federal government funding for passenger train service…

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Ontario: Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains launches third letter writing campaign

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; May 15, 2019 The Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains has embarked upon a third…

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Ontario: What’s the future of the Agawa Canyon Tour Train?

By Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business; March 22, 2019 With the looming expiration of an operating agreement to run the…

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Ontario: Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains to suggest accommodation tax could help train get back on track

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; March 14, 2019 The Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains hopes local officials can help…

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Ontario’s Algoma Central: CAPT readies to up lobby efforts for passenger rail service

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; January 22, 2019 With a federal election just nine months away and one final…

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Rail Service returns to Churchill, Manitoba – Can Passenger Train Service resume between Ontario’s Sault Ste. Marie and Hearst?

From Wawa-News.com; November 1, 2018 In May of 2017, spring flooding damaged the rail line leading into Churchill, Manitoba. Omnitrax…

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Ontario: Missanabie Cree approved for rail operating certificate

By James Hopkin, Northern Ontario Business; July 27, 2018 Missanabie Cree First Nation (MCFN) is now the only First Nation…

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Sudbury to Sault Ontario link called crucial

By Brian Kelly, Sault Star; July 26, 2018 Support is being sought from municipalities along the Huron Central Railway line…

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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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Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario to relaunch Huron Central Railway task force

By Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star; May 25, 2018 Joe Fratesi and Steve Butland remember what could have been if the…

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Railway Association of Canada calls on Canadian government to boost short-line funding

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; May 24, 2018 Shortly after Huron Central Railway‘s (HCRY) announcement that it will cease operations by…

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Ontario: Huron Central Railway to discontinue operations by year-end

A press release from Genesee & Wyoming Canada Inc., Huron Central Railway; May 22, 2018: Ontario Short Line Not Economically…

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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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‘We’re going to keep going,’ says Ontario passenger rail advocate

By James Hopkin, Sootoday.com; April 19, 2018 The Northeastern Ontario Passenger Rail Summit brought together a number of experts and…

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Northeastern Ontario Rail Network: Move People, not just freight, by Rail

By Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star; April 19, 2018 Advocates of passenger rail transportation across the North want to roll back…

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Ontario: Algoma Central Railway at the forefront of upcoming rail summit

By James Hopkin, SooToday.com; April 5, 2018 Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains (CAPT) volunteer Al Errington says that he’s witnessed…

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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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Rail ‘loop’ proposed for northeastern Ontario

By Elaine Della-Mattia, North Bay Nugget; March 27, 2018 Rail advocates will gather in Sault Ste. Marie in April to…

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Ontario’s Agawa Canyon Tour Train: Nature of flaws

By Chitra Ramaswamy, Deccan Herald;  March 25, 2018 A sun-draped Ontario morning sees us board the train at the Algoma…

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Rail summit in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

By Rosalind Russell, Staff, My Espanola Now; March 21, 2018 Redeveloping and expanding rail passenger service is the focus for…

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Ottawa waits for rail business plan for former Algoma Central passenger service in Ontario

By Brian Kelly, Sault Star; February 3, 2018 MP Terry Sheehan is waiting for a business plan to bring to…

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Ontario: Train groups continue lobby efforts for North

By Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star; January 22, 2018 City council has thrown their support behind efforts to renew passenger train…

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Ontario Northland rolls into the Sault; train service still needed

By Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star; January 16, 2018 Ontario Northland has expanded its bus service westward to include Espanola, Sault…

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