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Transportation Company - Great Western (Saskatchewan) - Railroad

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Transportation Company - Great Western (Saskatchewan) - Railroad
Company Name Great Western (Saskatchewan)
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Category Railroad
Year Founded 2000
Country Canada (Details)
Source of Text Bluford Shops
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Transportation Company - Great Western (Saskatchewan) - Railroad



Company History: The GWRS was launched in 2000 to take over operation of some former Canadian Pacific lines in southwestern Saskatchewan. They later also became the designated operator of the Fife Lake Railway and Red Coat Road & Rail. The total length is 424 miles. Traffic is primarily grain and crude oil.

The locomotive fleet includes five M420’s (or variations thereof,) a pair of former BNSF B40-8’s and a pair of B23-7’s picked up second hand from Arkansas-Oklahoma Railroad.

Brief History:
Canada is a North American country stretching from the U.S. in the south to the Arctic Circle in the north. Major cities include massive Toronto, west coast film centre Vancouver, French-speaking Montréal and Québec City, and capital city Ottawa. Canada's vast swaths of wilderness include lake-filled Banff National Park in the Rocky Mountains. It's also home to Niagara Falls, a famous group of massive waterfalls.

Item created by: gdm on 2020-02-18 13:05:11. Last edited by Lethe on 2020-05-07 00:00:00

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