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Domtar mill would be hurt by shut of Huron Central Railway in Ontario

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Domtar mill would be hurt by shut of Huron Central Railway in Ontario

September 11, 2020 - 18:37
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SUDBURY, ON , Sept. 11, 2020 (Local News) -After more than years of chronic uncertainty, Huron Central Railway’s short-line freight service between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury might finally derail.

Genesee & Wyoming Canada Inc., HCR’s Montreal-based parent company, announced this week that it will cease operations by the end of the year because it has not been able to secure $40 million in government funding to rehabilitate the 288-km line.

Although this isn’t the first time the company has anticipated closure, GWCI President Rick McLellan said that the formal process required to cease operations “cannot be delayed any longer.”

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