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We are serious’: Alberta government’s master plan to expand rail passenger service – Prince George Now

Apr 30, 2024

The Alberta government has announced a master plan aimed at increasing passenger rail service in the province.

But at this point it could be decades if and when the finished product comes to fruition.

Expanding rail service has been discussed extensively for the past 15 years in Alberta but Premier Danielle Smith says the time to move forward is now with record population growth and more crowded highways.

“Those of us who commute regularly already see and experience our province’s busy roads and highways,” Smith, standing in front of a steam engine at Calgary’s Heritage Park, told reporters Monday.

Read More: https://www.princegeorgenow.com/news/news/National_News/We_are_serious_Alberta_government_s_master_plan_to_expand_rail_passenger_service/

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