New contracts flowing into Ontario Northland shops

July 16, 2015

NORTH BAY – Changes to repair/refurbishment shop at Ontario Northland is paying dividends with an increase in work and revenue from new contracts landing in North Bay.

Until recently, the Ontario Northland remanufacturing and repair division focused on refurbishing passenger rail cars and maintaining Ontario Northland equipment.

The division expanded its capabilities over the past year and now offers locomotive overhauls, freight car repairs, wheel recalibrations and specialty paint services for large equipment.

Recent repair contracts include: heavy repair on ore cars used in the mining industry; lumber car repairs for several rail leasing companies; heavy maintenance and repairs on a fleet of 300 box cars used in the newsprint industry; and; locomotive maintenance and engine rebuilds for a local railway company.

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