Thursday, January 20, 1955, Vol. 111, No. 32794 The Globe and Mail (Toronto) Page 23, col. 4

Manitouwadge CNR branch line ready this year

Ottawa (DJ).—The Canadian National Railways has forecast it will complete construction of a 27-mile branch line in Ontario this year and a 158-mile branch line Québec by the end of 1956.

A return tabled in the Commons said a 27-mile line from Hillsport to Manitouwadge Lake, Ont., is expected to be ready for operation by Dec. 1, 1955. The line is being built at a cost of $4,312,500.

The railway said it expected complete 45 miles of a line from the southwest end of Lake Cache to Beattyville and Chibougamau, Que., this year and the remaining 113 miles in 1956. The line will cost at $11,050,000.

Railways: C.N.Rys.