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Railway relocation in Canada

Basil M. Rotoff

Railway relocation in Canada

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Published by Center for Transportation Studies, University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Man .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads,
  • Location

  • Edition Notes

    Edited and revised version of paper presented to the Western Canadian Urban Management Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton, March 23, 1973.

    SeriesOccasional paper / Center for Transportation Studies, the University of Manitoba -- no. 5, Occasional paper (University of Manitoba. Center for Transportation Studies) -- no. 5.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE131 .M35, HE131 U582 5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 42 leaves :
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26545016M

    (steps 4 and 5 in the table below). If no party comes forward to purchase the line, the railway may then discontinue operations and remove the track. The process and timelines involved are detailed in the table below. Railway Discontinuance Process Canada Transportation Act Provincial Railways Act (Manitoba)File Size: KB. British Columbia joined Canada in after Ottawa promised to build a railway to the West Coast. On November 7, , a powerful symbol of unity was completed when Donald Smith (Lord Strathcona), the Scottish-born director of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), drove the . (c) if the railway line is no longer to be used for any railway service, a statement that the railway line or the operating interest in the railway line is available for sale, lease or transfer to a railway company for continued operation. Part 2: Abandonment. Notice of intention to abandon.


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