Public Hearing on CP Application for a New Rail Line to Begin March 2, in Red Deer
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OTTAWA -- FEBRUARY 27, 1998 -- A Canadian Transportation Agency hearing into a proposal by Canadian Pacific Railway Company to build a 12-kilometre railway line near Prentiss, Alberta begins Monday, March 2 in Red Deer, Alberta.
At the hearing, CP will explain its plans to build a new railway line to service the Union Carbide plant at Prentiss and link it with the Lacombe Subdivision at mileage 103.2. Approximately 140 people have asked to intervene in this case and it is expected that about 25 of them will make oral presentations at the hearing.
The hearing begins at 10 a.m. on March 2 at the Holiday Inn, 6500-67th Street in Red Deer.
The media is invited to attend. Cameras will be allowed in the hearing room for the first ten minutes of each morning and afternoon session.
The Agency is a federal, quasi-judicial tribunal whose procedures ensure that all parties before it are dealt with in a fair and equitable manner.
For more information: Daniel Lavoie (819) 997-0344