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The E.&N. railway siding, at which these bins have been constructed is about 1½ miles north of Somenos station,

All they had to do was get it to the E&N,

Premier Christy Clark is right to link the proposed Raven coal mine near Courtenay to the rehabilitation of the E&N railway.

One loaded truck full of coal would head down the Island Highway and onto Highway 4 every 20 minutes if the B.C.

the railway would have to build a spur line to the proposed site, something the ICF doesn't have the money for.

We visit the site of the Union Colliery Mine, hidden in the forest southwest of Cumberland, and the site of the forgotten town of Union,

The base case assumes contracted highway trucks are used transport the coal to Port Alberni,

A massive explosion had torn through Nanaimo's No.1 Esplanade mine,

in recent years that infrastructure has fallen below industrial standards.

March 23rd 2010

Trucks win out over trains

transport the coal by rail it would mean upgrading and updating the rail link

a good chance it could come by rail,

Opportunities for input will be provided at every stage of the project.

A new coal mine is in the works and a good site to look at for a possible rail transportation boost in the future.  They would need to pick the right port to ship from and have the support of the community to run coal cars on.  Please check this site I have provided and see for yourself.


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