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The Carillon & Grenville Railway

Canada's Last Broad Gauge

By Jim Sandilands

A history of the Carillon & Grenville Railway, Canada's last broad-gauge railway. Also covered is the subsequent re-use of part of the right of way by the Canadian Northern Railway and its abandonment under Canadian National Railways.


Read more about this fascinating railway that was “The last of the Breed.”

C&G No. 3 Ottawa at Carillon about 1906. The combine is now preserved at the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa. Home