TrainWeb.org Facebook Page


Lakeland & Waterways Railway

Lakeland & Waterways Railway - LWR

Route:
Coronado Sub: St. Paul Jct - Kerensky - Waskatenau - Warspite - Abilene Jct - Elk Point, AB (50.5 miles)
Lac la Biche Sub: Kerensky - Halasa - Boyle - Horner - Lac la Biche, AB (45.1 miles)
Waterways Sub: Lac la Biche - Lynton, AB (163 miles)
Bonnyville Sub: Abilene Jct - Grand Centre, AB (61 miles)
Alberta Pacific Sub: Halasa - O'Morrow, AB (24.6 miles)
CN trackage rights: East Edmonton - St. Paul Jct, AB (via trackage rights on CN)
Headquarters:
Edmonton, AB
Junctions with other railroads:
ANY: Boyle, AB
CN: Edmonton, AB
Radio frequencies:
160.590
History:
Operations began by RaiLink over CN's former Lac la Biche and Waterways Subs in September 1997, on a lease basis from CN.
Leased CN's Coronado, Bonnyville and remainder of Lac la Biche Subs in August 1998.
Control assumed by RailAmerica following RA's takeover of RaiLink in July 1999.
Service ended between Horner and Lynton in Summer 2000, and line sold by CN to CCGX on October 6, 2000 to operate as Athabasca Northern Ry.
Service east of Waskatenau discontinued in 2000, and lines torn-up.
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
1400 GMD FP9Au A1399 6/1958 ex VIA 6303; ex VIA 6539; nee CN 6539 1998 2001 to RLGN 1400, 2001
1401 GMD FP9Au A1195 3/1957 ex VIA 6312; ex VIA 6523; nee CN 6523 1998 2001 to RLGN 1401, 2001; to GEXR 1401, 2003
RLK 1701 EMD GP9 20835 5411-3 12/1955 ex GC 6052; ex GTW 6052; nee DTI 982 1998 1999 to CSCD 1701, 1999
1754 EMD GP10 23817 5553-18 12/1957 ex NREX 408; ex TCWR 408; ex ICG 8028; nee IC GP9 9317 1998 2002 to ANY 4007, 2002
RLK 1758 EMD GP9 24964 5584-1 11/1958 nee GTW 4134:1 1998 1999 to CSCD 1758, 1999
1759 EMD GP9 24965 5584-2 11/1958 ex RLK 1759; nee GTW 4135:1 1999 2001 to Canadian Railserv, 2001
RLK 2099 EMD GP20 26573 7597-1 2/1961 ex RLK 1751; ex DMVW 321; ex MCTA 321; ex MNVA 321; ex COE 2038; ex BN 2038; nee CBQ 902 1999 1999 to ENR/RLK 2099, 1999; to TOR/RLK 2099; to PSAP 2099
4001 EMD GP9-4 25631 5608-1 8/1959 ex CWRL 3708; ex SP 3708; nee SP 5872 1998 2002 to GEXR 4001, 2002
RLK 4057 EMD GP40 38541 7356-7 11/1971 ex RLK 4057; ex CSCD 6636; ex HLCX 6636; ex CSXT 6636; nee BO 4061 2001 200x to RLGN/RLK 4057, 200x; to CSCD/RLK 4057, 2005; to SOR/RLK 4057; to MEI, 2017
4096 GMD GP40 A2169 6/1966 ex RLGN 4096; ex RLGN 9306; ex CN 9306; nee CN 4006:1 2001 2002 to GEXR 4096, 2002
RLK 4201 EMD GP9E 22978 5516-67 4/1957 ex RLGN 4201; ex SP 3775; ex SP 3637; nee SP 5796 2001 to Agricore United (Lacombe, AB) 4201, 2001
5010 GMD GP35 A2043 6/1964 ex CP 5010; nee CP 8210:1 1998 2000 to RLHH 2210, 2000
5011 GMD GP35 A2044 6/1964 ex CP 5011; nee CP 8211:1 1998 c.2001 to RLGN 5011, c.2001; retired; scrapped 2004
5013 GMD GP35 A2046 6/1964 ex CP 5013; nee CP 8213:1 1998 c.2001 to RLGN 5013, c.2001; stored 2002

Reporting Marks Reference

Return to CLASS III Shortlines
Last updated: Sept. 18, 2018