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report on Canadian passenger rail services.

report on Canadian passenger rail services.

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Published by Information Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


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At head of title : Transport Canada.

ContributionsCanada. Department of Transport.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16761277M


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Canadian National Railway (CN) operates the largest rail network in Canada. The railroad serves ports on the Atlantic, Pacific and U.S. Gulf coasts while linking customers in Canada, the United. The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) service standards and performance information for fiscal year to This report covers the to fiscal year.

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There has been talk over the years about connecting Alaska to Canada or the “lower 48” by train, but little progress has been made.6 Composition of U.S. freight rail car fleet as of January 1, – 28 7 Passenger car rail fleet, excluding Amtrak, – 29 8 U.S.

Class I railroads: Operating revenues, locomotive and freight cars in service year.