‘It’s roughly a billion dollar industry’ Southern Alberta gets its first short line railway

    Train tracks between Foremost and Stirling, Alta. sat idle for 11 years but that’s not the case anymore. Forty Mile Rail bought the 72 kilometres of tracks from Canadian Pacific Railway to make southern Alberta’s first short rail line.

    “We got a track here again, we got an engine here again, we got an elevator working again… Everyone is just excited,” Forty Mile general manager Len Mitzel said.

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