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Canadian National Railway

In 1853 the Great Western Railway, GWR , opened in St. Catharines. A wooden trestle bridge built across 12 Mile Creek. 1882 Welland Railways and GWR combine to creat the Grand Trunk Railway, GTR. Became better and more economical to move people and freight. Towns that were connected by the rail were brought closer together (concenience, accessbility and time). Trade areas were expanded. In 1923 it became the Canadian National Railway Company, CNR.

Further Information

St. Catharines Centennial History, 1867-1967

Ownership & Management

Canadian National Railway Company

Address

5 Great Western Street
St. Catharines, Ontario

Telephone

(905) 669 3098

GPS Co-ordinates

Latitude 43.147776401161
Longitude -79.245200931446
UTM easting 642689.01
UTM northing 4778719.9

Administration

Andris Baders
Manager of Business Development and Real Estate
5 Great Western Street
St. Catharines, Ontario
Tel (905) 669 3098
Email andris.baders@cn.ca

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