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Carlton trail Railway

CTRW has had its roster completely shrunk down by the recent down turn in the economy. There is only two active locomotives at the Prince Albert Headquarters. A Central Kansas GP10 1064 and a Carlton trail GP10 1004. There are 4 other engines located in this yard 2 scrapped gp10's this GP9E and a GP30 that is a parts source. With only a yard freight and the saskatoon run there is very little traffic on this railroad only require two units.
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Has the downturn change this railroad any other way than there is no traffic for no more than 2 units?
 
Lay-offs are coming to them also. I was talking to a hogger who was showing me around the property said he was going to go pick up a few cars that day then the next day he was getting laid off.
 
There have been lay offs in talk all year, and many were laid off earlier in the year. I'd have to say the downturn has helped the line though, hundreds of tank cars have been stored in the yard as the price of oil has fallen. There hasn't been a change in traffic since early 2000s when the pulp mill closed. All CTRW hauls now is Calcium chloride for the provincial government and grain for Viterra
 

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