Labrador's latest iron ore branch starts to roll

Host, Stephen C.
July 2010
Railway Gazette International;Jul2010, Vol. 166 Issue 7, p51
Trade Publication
The article discusses the formal operating permit issued by the government of Newfoundland & Labrador in Canada for the start of revenue services over the Bloom Lake Railway in northeastern Canada on May 4, 2010. It says that the construction cost for the Bloom Lake Railway was 900 million U.S. dollars, which runs completely within Labrador. According to the author, the line features four clear-span bridges designed to minimize environmental impact. Details of the contract awarded to Genesee & Wyoming to operate the Bloom Lake Railway are also provided.


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