Canadian Shipper


May 29, 2015

New rail spur ready to roll at Port of Oshawa

OSHAWA, Ont.--The Port of Oshawa has officially opened a new $4.1 million rail spur at a special ribbon cutting ceremony attended by local elected and industry officials May 28. “The rail spur is a crucial link that helps us meet the growing demands of businesses,” said Donna Taylor, President and CEO of the Oshawa Port Authority. “Oshawa’s national deep-sea port is now truly intermodal, and able to move cargo of all sizes year round. That’s a huge advantage.” The rail spur allows the port to handle more cargo, and break into the niche project cargo market. The track includes an oversized dimensional move section to accommodate project cargo that’s too big to move by road. “The rail spur really is a major achievement in