After Trial-by-Fire Initiation to Serve Montreal Strike-Diverted Ships at Port Saint John, CP Inaugurates Single-Train Through Service.
20.August, Montreal QC – Months earlier than planned when CP acquired the CMQ, trains CP #250 and CP #251 will each run daily between Montreal and Brownville Jct. EMRY/NBSR will pull the train between BVJ and Saint John container Port. Canadian Pacific’s CMQ integration plan caught a wave when several container ships were diverted from Montreal to […]
CUPE Local 375 and Sympathizers Strike Container Terminals. Government Stays Out of it
07.August, Montreal QC — The Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 375’s 1125 members launched an indefinite strike against the two Termont-operated container terminals at the port, starting on Monday, 10.August. The International Longshoremen Association joined the strike on 08. August. The unions say the action follows a breakdown in negotiations with the Association des […]
New Grain Terminal will Add Export Capacity for Bumper Canadian Grain Crops.
01.August, Quebec City QC – Port of Quebec’s Anse au Foulon sector will soon complete a $90 million grain transfer terminal to export Canadian grain. The Sollio Agriculture terminal is being built around an existing Sollio facility. New structures include four 15,000 metric tonne (te) silos, four 1000 te silos, covered conveyors, two grain handling and […]
Governments of Canada and Quebec Announce Construction Dates for Mainline Northern Bypass, New Connection to Industrial Park.
05 July, Montreal QC – Construction on the 12.8-km railway bypass around the town of Lac-Mégantic QC will begin in 2021, and should be completed by the fall of 2022. Project cost is estimated at CDN$133 million. The Government of Canada will fund 60% of the construction costs, and the Government of Quebec will fund the […]
Canadian National's Ruest Assured a High-Powered Montreal Audience that the New Port of Quebec Container Terminal Would be Completed by 2024, and Would Beat PANYNJ to the Midwest. But What About Halifax?
Canadian National’s Ruest Assured a High-Powered Montreal Audience that the New Port of Quebec Container Terminal Would be Completed by 2024, and Would Beat PANYNJ to the Midwest. But What About Halifax?
CN Agrees To Purchase Syracuse NY - Valleyfield Qc Line Serving South Bank Of St. Lawrence River Up To Beauharnois Intermodal Terminal.
29 August, Montreal QC – When CSX announced its plan to dispose of six properties in June 2018, the Massena Line “package” included the 158.8-mile St. Lawrence Subdivision ( Syracuse-Massena ), the ~65-mile Montreal Subdivision (in service Massena-Beauharnois) 1 . The described package also included several spurs and the ~30-mile Fulton subdivision serving the Port of Oswego on Lake Ontario. […]