|  Clifton Linton

G&W Says Huron Central to Close by End of 2018

Short-line holding company Genesee & Wyoming Canada Inc. announced this week that it expects to end operations on its Huron Central Railway by the end of 2018.

“Given the lack of necessary provincial funding to maintain its Huron Central Railway (HCRY) and following the recent refusal of support from Transport Canada’s National Trade Corridors Fund, its HCRY subsidiary intends to discontinue operations by the end of 2018,” the company said in a statement emailed to Energy Transport Insider.

The railroad has held meetings with government officials to explain the line’s financial condition. But, it has not been able to obtain long-term financial support to continue operations. T...

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