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GO transit electrification?
 
« on: Mar 19th, 2011, 3:17pm »
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Anyone know anything about this? Apparently its more than the ususal rumors. It would include the Lakeshore line and others. (that would be a big undertaking stringing wire all the way to hamilton).
I heard it has to do with high fuel costs and diesel emission regs


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« Reply #1 on: Mar 22nd, 2011, 2:54am »
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Here's a few links to stories on the subject.
 
http://www.metro-magazine.com/News/Story/2011/01/GO-Transit-approved-for-phased-electrification-of-rail-corridors.aspx?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MetroMagazine-IndustryNews+%28Metro+Magazine+-+Industry+News%29
 
http://news.nationalpost.com/2011/01/26/ontario-agrees-to-environmental-assessment-of-electrified-go-trains/


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