Service Train

Service Train

 

a freight train used for such purposes as hauling snow from stations and carrying ballast and other elements of railroad track, building materials, and drinking water to track sections. Service trains sometimes include passenger cars for transporting railroad workers to job sites. One type of service train is called a work train. Work trains haul building materials and workers on lines under construction to, for example, track sections, stations, bridges, and tunnels.

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During the last six months, Terry Va-chon, manager of passenger services, says they have focused on the scholastic market in partnership with the Polar Bear Habitat and the Little Bear, a year-round mixed passenger and freight service train to Moosonee.

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