Study for new northern railway in Quebec

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A feasibility study is underway to look at the development of a 370-km rail line in northern Quebec that would extend the CN rail network to connect to the Port of Baie-Comeau. According to the federal government’s initial announcement of the project, the railway would move an estimated 800 cars per day, carrying bulk solid and liquid products, as well as general cargo. If the feasibility studies’ findings are positive, the railway would be the first route to bypass the heavily trafficked Windsor corridor and all its major cities – Toronto, OttawaMontrealQuebec City. It would provide the second-most significant transportation route for goods by rail across Canada, linking railways from the provinces of Manitoba to eastern Quebec, and give northern Quebec better access to foreign markets.

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