It is disappointing to see that not only in the US, but also in Canada, railroads can run roughshod over communities.
However, it is heartening when municipal leaders and residents stand up and fight as they are doing in Milton, Ontario, a beautiful town of about 95,000 outside of Toronto.
|A sketch shows CN Rail’s proposed facility in Milton, Ont. (CN Rail)|
For more information on this newly proposed intermodal rail yard, see:
Tonight (Tuesday) Milton councillors to host information session on proposed CN terminal, Insidemilton.com
Milton gears up to fight CN intermodal centre, Toronto Star
Ontario town fighting $250M CN Rail development CTV video
Construction of New Intermodal Terminal Only the Latest Sign of Turnaround, bahrns.com