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The Heartbreaking – and Uplifting – History of Passenger Rail in the North

(Photo credit from CAPT) In 1914, just over 100 years ago, passenger train service was completed from Sault Ste. Marie to Hearst for the very...

The Significance of Rail Service for Complete Accessibility

The most obvious argument for renewed rail service in the North is the issue of literal physical accessibility. Rail service is unique in being...
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Somber third anniversary of suspension of Algoma’s Passenger Train

July 15, 2017 will mark the beginning of the 3rd year without passenger train service throughout remote areas of Algoma District. As a consequence,...
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Hughes calls on feds to get on board with passenger train

Ottawa – Tourist’s inspired by an award winning documentary on the Group of Seven will have a difficult time tracing the historic footsteps of...

Bring Back Our Train. Musician Ian Tamblyn Performs to Capacity Crowd

There was a tremendous turn-out at The Water Tower Inn’s Pavilion, on Thursday, April 6th, 2017. Folks came from far and wide to celebrate...
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2017 off to encouraging start for Algoma Passenger train supporters

The Algoma Passenger Train Working Group, under the leadership of Chief Jason Gauthier (Missanabie Cree First Nation), is optimistic about the return of passenger...

Letter: Liberal lack of support for ACR train continues

It’s the Great Train Robbery – Liberal edition. A year-and-a-half since the Algoma Central Railway (ACR) passenger train last ran and the federal government...
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CAPT Receives Letter from MARP to Minister of Transport

The Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains received a copy of this letter sent by the Michigan Association of Railroad Passengers (MARP) to Minister of...

Instead of passenger train, take these roads Minister of Transport suggests

Last week while in Sault Ste. Marie, Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau revoked the support of a subsidy for $5.3 million for passenger rail...
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A letter from a Transport Consultant on remote passenger train service

The following letter to Federal Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau was submitted to SaultOnline.com for publication. Subject: Cancelled support for remote the train from Sault-Ste-Marie...