VIA White Rver train threatened?

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VIA White Rver train threatened?

Post by Tadman » Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:29 am

Genessee and Wyoming is making noise about closing the Huron Central. Does that mean the Via Budd cars to White River are threatened?
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Re: Via white river threatened?

Post by briann » Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:35 pm

I don't think so. Sudbury to White River is CP mainline. Huron Central is Sudbury to Sault Ste Marie.
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Re: Via white river threatened?

Post by Tadman » Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:39 am

Thanks, it appears I confused the two lines.

After looking at a map, I would love to ride the Huron Central but not sure how. It appears to follow the lake most of the way.
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Re: Via white river threatened?

Post by mdvle » Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:43 pm

Only passenger service up there will be the Canadian on CN, and Sudbury - White River on CP.

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Re: Via white river threatened?

Post by Mark0f0 » Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:56 pm

mdvle wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:43 pm
Only passenger service up there will be the Canadian on CN, and Sudbury - White River on CP.
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Re: Via white river threatened?

Post by BAR » Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:15 pm

Tadman,

There was a speeder excursion on the Huron Central in 2016. We travelled from Sault St. Marie to Espanola where we spent the night in a motel adjacent to the tracks and then returned the next day. It was not very scenic and we were not close to the lake for most of the trip. Good for rare miles though.

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