Children playing and climbing on the old Canadian National locomotive no.4803.
Picture from Toronto 2.7.2014 by Ilkka Siissalo.

FUNET railway pictures archive - Canada

Canada is a huge country with a well developed railroad infrastructure, but just like in USA in the south, also Canadian railroads mainly focus on cargo traffic. Canada has a railroad network of 49422 kilometres, but only 129 km is electrified. The biggest operators are Canadian National Railway CN, Canadian Pacific Railway CP and Via Rail.

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There aren't many commuter passenger trains in Canada. However in the greater Toronto area there are some. This is a rush-hour commuter train of the company GO Transit, which is a subsidiary of the Toronto area local bus services provider Metrolinx. Picture from Toronto 2.7.2014 by Ilkka Siissalo.

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