City of Ottawa exploring purchase of two abandoned south-end railway lines
The City of Ottawa is exploring the purchase of CN Railway’s abandoned Beachburg and Walkley railway lines in the city’s south end for potential commuter transportation in the future. Negotiations are at an informal stage, said Vivi Chi, the city’s director of transportation planning, during a recent transportation committee meeting. The Beachburg and Walkley corridors will become available for purchase…
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