210-million dollars is being invested by CN Rail to improve and expand their rail lines in the province.
The goal is to boost rail capacity and network resiliency.
Some of the expansion projects include ten miles of double track east of Melville and the installation of new track capacity at CN’s Melville Yard.
Improvements being made include replacing approximately 40 miles of rail around the province and the rebuild of about 20 road crossing surfaces.
“We are investing for the long haul with these projects to boost capacity and network resiliency,” said Doug Ryhorchuk, vice-president of CN’s Western Region in a news release. “Our investments in new double track across the Prairies combined with new equipment and more people will help us deliver superior service to our grain, energy and other customers across the province and North America. Additionally, our substantial investments to renew our existing railway infrastructure underscores our commitment to operating safely.”