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All Aboard Northern Ontario announces launch of new citizens’ rail passenger advocacy campaign

New group escalates push to revive Northlander and improve other Northern Ontario passenger trains and feeder buses All Aboard Northern Ontario, a new grassroots advocacy...
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Algoma Passenger Train Coalition response to 2041 Northern Ontario Multimodal Transportation Strategy

Howie Wilcox, Chair of the Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains (CAPT) submitted CAPT’s response to the 25-year provincial transportation strategy.  In it he states...

“We need our damn train!”

It's been three years since the last passenger train between Sault Ste. Marie and Hearst and the economic impact to the area is mounting,...
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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...
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Fund Ontario’s 1st First Nation Train

The Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains (CAPT) is demanding no more second class treatment by Transport Canada, requesting that they fund the operation 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...
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‘Bring Back Algoma’s Passenger Train’ Town Hall

The Algoma Passenger Train Working Group, led by Chief Jason Gauthier of Missanabie Cree First Nation, is holding a Town Hall Meeting on Tues.,...

Passenger Train Urgently Needed for Group of Seven Tourism Opportunities, says Michael Burtch

The Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains received this important letter from Michael Burtch, artist and art historian and former Director of the Art Gallery...