March 22, 2013
/PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today closed the sale of a segment of rail line principally used by GO Transit commuter trains in the
, area west of
to Metrolinx for
Metrolinx is the Province of
regional transportation agency for the
(GTHA). GO Transit, a division of Metrolinx, is
inter-regional public transit system linking
with the surrounding regions of the GTHA.
Metrolinx is acquiring the segment of CN's Oakville Subdivision from a point near Fourth Line in
west to a point just east of where CN's freight main line joins the Oakville Subdivision at Brant Street in
. Metrolinx already owns the Lakeshore line from
to Toronto Union Station.
CN will retain freight operating rights over the line segment sold to Metrolinx.
CN - Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway subsidiaries - spans
and mid-America, from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the
Gulf of Mexico
, serving the ports of
Prince Rupert, B.C.
, and the key metropolitan areas of
Green Bay, Wis.
, with connections to all points in
. For more information on CN, visit the company's website at