Another reprieve for the rail line
The Huron Central Railway between Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie will not be shutting down this Friday.
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The operators of the Huron Central Railway are extending their drop-service deadline until June 30, 2021.
According to the Northern Business Journal, Genesee & Wyoming Canada are citing progress in negotiations with the provincial and federal governments to defer their end of service date, which was scheduled for December 18th.
The Montréal-based short line railroader hauls freight along the 278-kilometre line between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury.
The company said it will continue working with all stakeholders on its co-investment proposal to rehabilitate the railway.
The spur plays a major role in import and export for three major companies; EACOM in Nairn Centre, the Domtar Mill in Espanola and the steel industry in Sault Ste. Marie.