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Permit In Hand, An Entrepreneur Starts On Alaska-Alberta Railway

Train. Forest. Moutains

BLOOMBERG, OCTOBER 1, 2020 Founder of $17 Billion rail link says work begins in December | President Trump signed permit Tuesday for cross-border railway By Michael Bellusci for Bloomberg – The team behind the proposed Alaska to Alberta railway aims to start prep work for construction in December, with a goal of getting the $17 billion cross-border railroad running by 2025. Sean McCoshen, …

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Massive freight train derailment in Canada (Video)

Screen Grab of Train derailment

PortandTerminal.com, September 15, 2020 VANCOUVER, BC – A train carrying potash derailed on Monday morning near Hope, B.C. in Canada. CN Rail says at least 60 railcars came off the tracks in the incident. Canadian Broadcaster Global News has aired drone footage that show the enormity of the accident (see above). The company says no injuries, fires or dangerous goods …

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Attempted train derailments by protestors in Canada are terrorism.

Screen grab of protestors setting pallets on fire underneath a train carrying containers

PortandTerminal.com, February 27, 2020 “Setting fire to and attempting to derail trains in this context is terrorism according to section 83.01 of the Criminal Code” Erin O’Toole, Conservative Member of Parliament in Canada. TORONTO, ONTARIO – The continuing rail blockades and protests in Canada have become increasingly destructive and dangerous. Videos in this article show protestors attempting to derail moving …

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Protests and train derailments punch Canada’s oil patch where it hurts

PortandTerminal.com, February 12, 2020 OTTAWA, CANADA – Canada’s complicated relationship with oil got a whole lot more complicated over the past two weeks. Canadian oil shipments are getting snarled once again as protesters block train lines in the latest setback to the nation’s rail-dependent crude industry that was also struck by a blazing derailment just last week. READ: Simplified: Canada’s …

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