Federal Government invests in Port of Montreal rail improvements

Canada’s Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, announced a major investment of $18.4 million for the Port of Montréal, in a project that will optimize the port’s rail network capacity, particularly in the port’s interchange zone.

The work is expected to include relocating underground and above-ground infrastructure, relocating and constructing the port’s new road, and building new rail lines.

The Government of Canada’s financial assistance will allow the port to install 6,000 metres of railway track and switches and carry out additional development work on its railway network.

This project to optimize the port’s intermodal network will allow a greater amount of cargo to be transported by rail. This work will also eliminate bottlenecks, while increasing the flow of rail traffic and the Port of Montréal’s competitiveness.

The Optimisation du réseau intermodal Project is a project of the Montréal Port Administration in partnership with the Ministère des transports du Québec.

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