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Old Posted Feb 8, 2019, 2:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Bellinghamgreg View Post
I use to work on the CNR ( Maintenance of Way gangs) from my high school years through college ( between Boston Bar, BC and Jasper, Alberta). There are sections of that stretch that adding another track is near impossible and cost prohibitive. I don't see it happening anytime soon.
CNR allows high-schoolers to work for them too? (I don’t mean it in a derogatory way.) That’s interesting.

I guess for similar reason, it may be financially infeasible to double track in Northern Ontario. (I even have a dedicated thread for that in the Ontario Subfurom.)
Originally Posted by Ottawaresident View Post
Not with the current political climate. Austria and Switzerland have built efficient high speed rail.
Again, Canada was to blame for privatizing rail.
We'll soon begin work to extend Highway 417 to Renfrew, first replacing the intersection of Calabogie Road with an interchange!

On va prolonger l'Autoroute 417 jusqu'à Renfrew à bientôt, tout en remplaçant l'intersection du Chemin Calabogie à un échangeur d'abord!
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