WLRS provides rail service to mining companies operating in Labrador and the Quebec North Shore. The company was created to haul iron ore over a 31-kilometer railway from Bloom Lake, Quebec to Wabush, Labrador. In some of the harshest operating conditions in North America, the service was staffed and started up on time and has maintained a perfect safety record.
Track miles: 19
Interchanges: Transport Ferroviaire Tshiuetin (Silver Yard, Newfoundland and Labrador); Quebec North Shore & Labrador Railway (Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador)
Commodities: Iron Ore
Established by G&W in 2010
WLRS operates the heaviest trains in North America.
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Western Labrador Rail Services Contacts
Western Labrador Rail Services Inc.
9001, boul. de l'Acadie
Montreal, QC H4N 3H5Emergency Phone Number
(800) 890-2812General Manager: John BourqueGenesee & Wyoming Canada Inc.
(902) 752-3357 x 227Director, Safety and Security:Stephane Tardif Genesee & Wyoming Canada Inc.
(514) 948-6999Chief Commercial Officer:Christian RichardGenesee & Wyoming Canada Inc.
(514) 235-7737Media Inquiries:Michael WilliamsGenesee & Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc.
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