CBCNS - Nova Scotia

Discussion in 'The Real Thing- North America' started by MasonJar, May 6, 2005.

  1. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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  2. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    A sign of the times eh Andrew. I wonder what frieght travelled between Sydney and Port Hawesbury other than from the mines in Sydney.
    That is an interesting causeway between Cape Breton and Nova Scotia
  3. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

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    Let's hope they can reach a deal to keep the line running. Reading between the lines it sounds like the Nova Scotia Power has stopped using the RR for coal shipments. Perhaps threatening to close it is merely a ploy to get that business back.

    I know nothing about Cape Breton rail.... are there other RRs there besides the CB&CS? Are they an independent company or are they owned by CN or CP I wonder?

    Val
  4. CN1

    CN1 Active Member

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    The CB&CS RR was created to take over CN abandonment of right-of-way in the region. Motive power in 1993 was ex-CN ALCO/MLW RS-18 and C630.


    http://www.daylightimages.com/trackside/cbcns1.html

    http://www.nakina.net/cbns.html