Southern Ontario high-speed rail plan shifting into high gear

By Staff, Northern Ontario Business; February 13, 2018

Just days after Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle shot down a grassroots effort to restore passenger rail to northeastern Ontario, Queen’s Park tapped a former federal transportation minister to push high-speed rail in southwestern Ontario.

David Collenette has been appointed to lead the High-Speed Rail Planning Advisory Board, a priority item on the Wynne’s government’s agenda to put 250-kilometre-an-hour trains on tracks between Windsor and Toronto.

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