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Central Western Railway

Central Western Railway - CWRL

Route:
Stettler - Donalda - Viewpoint - Ballast Pit, AB (20 miles)
Payne Jct - Stettler - Big Valley - Rumsey - Morrin - Dinosaur Jct, AB (2 miles & 8.9 miles)
West Stettler - Botha - Coronation - Consort - Compeer, AB (11.1 miles)
Headquarters:
Stettler, AB
Junctions with other railroads:
APXX: Stettler, AB
CN: Dinosaur Jct, AB
CP: West Stettler, AB
Radio frequencies:
160.590
History:
Acquired Ballast Pit - Morrin line from CN on October 11, 1986.
Acquired Stettler - Compeer line from CP in 1992.
Service discontinued and track lifted between Consort and Compeer in 1996.
Service discontinued between Donalda and Ballast Pit on August 5, 1997.
Service discontinued between Viewpoint and Ballast Pit and between Big Valley and Morrin on August 5, 1997.
Stettler - Big Valley line sold to Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions (APXX) in 1998.
Control assumed by RailAmerica following RA's takeover of RaiLink in July 1999.
Acquired by CN on January 19, 2006.
Ownership:
RailAmerica
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/N F/N or O/N B/D History Acq. Ret. Notes
1118 GMD GMD1m A1438 9/1958 ex Canadian Railserv 1118; ex CN 1118; nee CN GMD1 1018 1997 2006 disposition unknown
RLK 1753 EMD GP9m 19602 5350-4 6/1954 ex CWRL 2100; ex Difco Inc 978; ex CC 1878; ex CC 978; ex MILW 978; ex MILW 273; nee MILW 2439 1998 1999 to CSCD 1753, 1999
3708 EMD GP9 25631 5608-1 1959 ex SP 3708; nee SP 5872 1992 1998 to LWR 4001, 1998
4301 EMD GP7u 14577 5120-5 9/1951 ex MKCX 4301; ex WVRC 4101; ex PLE 1529; nee PLE 5680 1986 1998 to RLGN 4301, 1998; to Canadian Railserv 4301, 2000
4302 EMD GP7u 14576 5120-4 9/1951 ex MKCX 4302; ex WVRC 4102; ex PLE 1530; nee PLE 5679 1986 1998 to RLGN 4302, 1998; retired, 2000
(7434) GMD GP9 A1079 4/1957 ex CR 7434; ex PC 7434; nee NYC 6034 1985 n/a to Novacor (Joffre, AB) 7434, 1985
7438 GMD GP9 A1083 4/1957 ex CR 7438; ex PC 7438; nee NYC 6038 1985 2006 to APXX 7438

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Last updated: Dec. 28, 2014