Westbound windmill blade train in Carleton-sur-Mer. Mile 42 Cascapedia Subdivision.
Sep 09

Gaspé Railway Reopening Progress

By Transport Action | Atlantic

After facing bankruptcy in 2014 as a result of declining freight traffic, the Gaspé railway is fast becoming a turnaround success story for shortline railroading in Canada, supporting new industries in the Gaspésie. Several new bridges have been built, and the whole route is expected to be completely reopened by 2024.

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CN railroad maintenance worker
Aug 05

Transport Action calls for $5bn Strategic Rail Infrastructure Fund and Fair Rail for Passengers Act

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus , National News

Transport Action Canada has prepared a submission to the House of Commons Finance Committee in advance of Federal Budget 2021, titled Railways as The Key to Unlocking Canadian Productivity, Social Inclusion, and Climate-Change Performance. We are proposing that a Strategic Rail Infrastructure Fund be created as part of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, reversing […]

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Aug 01

Altantic “Travel Bubble” update

By Transport Action Atlantic | Atlantic , Aviation & Marine , Intercity Rail and Bus , Interurban Rail and Bus

The “Atlantic bubble”, has now been in effect for a full month, allowing residents of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador to travel throughout the four provinces without restriction. Although no new cases of Covid-19 have been attributed to the easing of travel barriers within the region, the premiers have […]

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