Laurier Railway Bridge

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For the bridge in Ottawa, see Laurier Avenue Bridge.
Laurier Railway Bridge
Pont ferroviaire du Bout-de-l'Île (Pointe-aux-Trembles).jpg
Coordinates 45°42′10″N 73°29′8″W / 45.70278°N 73.48556°W / 45.70278; -73.48556
Carries Canadian National Railway Via Rail
Crosses Rivière des Prairies
Locale Montreal (Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles)
Official name Laurier Bridge[1]
Other name(s) Pierre Le Gardeur Railway Bridge
Maintained by Canadian National Railway
Characteristics
Clearance above AAR structure gauge
Clearance below (?)
History
Opened 1904[1]

Coordinates: 45°42′10″N 73°29′8″W / 45.70278°N 73.48556°W / 45.70278; -73.48556

The Laurier Railway Bridge (often referred to as "Pierre Le Gardeur railway bridge," after the road bridge next to it) carries the Canadian National Railway from Montreal (Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles) to Repentigny (North Shore) via Île Bourdon.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Charlemagne et son histoire. Comité des fêtes du soixante-quinzième anniversairee de Charlemagne. 1986. pp. 134–135. ISBN 2-9800711-1-0.