|The Hudson Bay Railway in Thompson, MB|
A sharp decline in grain shipments this year, and "expressions of interest on it in the last three to six months" led to the decision to put the pair on the market.
OmniTrax bought the railway line between The Pas and Churchill in 1997, the same year that they purchased the Port of Churchill. The line spans 627 miles and the Hudson Bay Railway interchanges with CN at The Pas and with the Keewatin Railway Company at Sherritt Junction.
VIA Rail's Winnipeg-Churchill train operates over the Hudson Bay Railway between The Pas and Churchill.
|VIA Rail's Churchill train in Thompson, Manitoba|
- CBC article
- Western Producer article
- Manitoba Cooperator article
- David J Gagnon post on the history of the Hudson Bay Railway