‘Carefully consider' Huron Central Railway funding proposals, Domtar urges

Domtar's Espanola Mill. Domtar says the loss of the Huron Central Railway would be bad for the mill. Domtar photo SunMedia

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After more than years of chronic uncertainty, Huron Central Railway’s short-line freight service between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury might finally derail.

Genesee & Wyoming Canada Inc., HCR’s Montreal-based parent company, announced this week that it will cease operations by the end of the year because it has not been able to secure $40 million in government funding to rehabilitate the 288-km line.


Source: St. Thomas Times-Journal



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