Alberta Midland Railway Terminal Ltd.
Alberta Midland Railway Terminal Ltd. (AMRT)
is being developed by a group of experienced rail operators and private
investors that include:
Construction on the facility began in August 2016. It was opened fully November 28, 2017.
A major expansion was announced in January 2021 to add capacity (40,000 feet of track) for an additional 460 cars storage. A new connecting track to CP's Willingdon Subdivision. Ability to handle CN and CP unit trains of 8,500 feet. NEW 2021
The terminal is designed to store up to 850 rail cars on 16 tracks totalling 48,000 feet plus 12,000 feet of track for interchange with CN, switching, and temporary storage, and a small car repair area.
Its location is close to regional customers that ship liquefied petroleum gas, petroleum products and plastics by rail, according to an AMRT press release.
In addition to car storage, AMRT will offer multi-commodity transloading services from truck to rail.
Canadian Northern Plains Rail Services a member of the Northern Plains Rail Cos. is the terminal's rail operator.
"Our storage, switching, transloading, car-repair services and further land development opportunity has great potential to unlock value for shippers in the Edmonton region," said AMRT President and Chief Executive Officer Darcy Heggie. "We look forward to the potential of developing additional partnerships as we open our facility for service."
NPR 1695 first day traffic received. November 1, 2017
Big power! NPR 5643 transferred
2018 (ex JLCX 5643 nee CP
5643) SD40-2 EMD 72657-15 11/1972
Northern Plains Railroad
Began January 1997 operating leased SOO Line trackage
Mohall and Mohall Central
US operation using ex Canadian units.
1695 enroute NPR 10/16/2010
NPR 1695 Fordville, ND 7/23/2011
1695 assigned AMRT 6/2017
1695 Thunder Bay May 5,
CP 8839 Coquitlam May 1, 1976
Note: 8839 built with 567D prime mover 1800 HP.
Northern Plains Rail Services
NPR 1410 acq. 2016 (nee CN 1003) GMD1 GMD A1423 8/1958
Freshly painted at shop Lansford, ND. July 2018. Ready for lease!
Note: 1406 (nee 1064) also acquired 2017.
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