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Anthabaska Northern (CANDO)

Central Western RaiLink Inc.


Transload and car storage facilities

Alberta Midland Railway Terminal


Battle River


Began December 2010 over 59.2 miles former CN Alliance Sub. from Camrose to Alliance.

NOTE: Excursions operated by Friends of the Battle Railway.

BRR 3434 (ex 34 re# 2021) Heisler, AB 3/19/2023

TCRY 34 (ex UP 3075, nee CNW 6911) SD40-2 EMD 74661-21 2/1975
Tri-City RR. Richland, WA 8/20/2014. Sold 2021 to BRR 3434.

BRR 5951 acq. 10/2019 (ex CP 5951) SD40-2 GMD A3958 10/1980

Trackmobile car mover at work. New unit 3434 in background. October 26/2021

BRR 5251 acq. 2011 (ex CN 5251) SD40-2 GMD A3278 6/1975
Forestburg April 23, 2019

Van repainted in BR paint scheme and excursion train has added a high-side gon (ex ICG 246659),
Also, 5251 for pull-pull operation. Mile 44 Alliance Subdivision, Forestburg, AB. August 18/2018.

BRR 5353 acq. 12/2010 ex CN 5353 SD40-2 GMD A3904 5/1980 Mile 43.29 Heisler, AB May 17, 2017

The Battle River Railway passenger train trundles its way north at Heisler, Alberta, returning from Foretsburg to Kelsey with the Scandinavian Days excursion. May 17 is Norway's National Holiday "Syttende Mai". Organised by the Friends of Battle River Railway this trip acknowledges the Scandinavian heritage of many of the farmers and settlers in this part of Alberta. As well as taking a leisurely spring time trek across the Alberta prairies, at Forestburg the passengers enjoy a Scandinavian lunch, stories and music. The train comprises ex CN caboose 79691, ex VIA nee CN coach 5473, now unnumbered but previously with the Kamloops Heritage Railway as #404, and an unidentified CP box car.

Central Canada

Formerly, Forty Mile Rail

Central Canada Ry. began operation January 1, 2019.
Established 2012 to operate Lake Line Ry. in Manitoba.

FMR Established June 2016 former CPR Stirling Subdivision
M. 84.6 Stirling (Jct. CPR) to Foremost M. 35.6 (50 miles).

Began operation September 2016 after 11 years without rail service.

Forty Mile Grain operates an elevator that is available to all grain producers.

JLCX 4004 GP9-4 (ex RLK 4004, ex SP 3877/3713 nee GP9 5877) Built low nose. EMD 25636 8/1959
Enroute at Moose Jaw September 17, 2016. Delivered 21st.

Former Alberta Wheat Pool Buffalo sloped bin BSB 2000 grain elevator.
Official opening of railway October 18, 2016.
It all began with 20 empty grain cars.
Foremost, AB

Three elevators as of 2015. Southern Grain Producer Car Specialist

Central Western

RaiLink Inc.

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