Progressive Railroading

Newsletter Sign Up
Stay updated on news, articles and information for the rail industry



This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.





RAIL EMPLOYMENT



Rail News Home Rail Industry Trends

9/29/2003



Rail News: Rail Industry Trends

Transport Canada to fund Quebec North Shore passenger-line safety improvements


advertisement



Transport Canada plans to provide $150,000 for safety-related work on Quebec North Shore and Labrador’s (QNS&L) passenger-rail line in Schefferville, Quebec.

The project includes replacing ties along QNS&L’s main track in the Schefferville yard.

Canada’s government recently approved a contribution agreement providing $1.33 million to ensure continued passenger-rail service between Sept-lles, Schefferville and Labrador City until November 2003. Transport Canada currently is negotiating to extend the agreement.

Rail is the only surface transportation mode serving Schefferville. Transport Canada is seeking a third party to operate passenger- and freight-rail service to Schefferville, according to a prepared statement.


Contact Progressive Railroading editorial staff.

More News from 9/29/2003