Lumby Junction, British Columbia

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Lumby Junction is a railway point in Osoyoos Division Yale Land District, British Columbia, Canada, near the north end of Kalamalka Lake, at coordinates 50°14′N 119°16′W / 50.233°N 119.267°W / 50.233; -119.267Coordinates: 50°14′N 119°16′W / 50.233°N 119.267°W / 50.233; -119.267.[1] Lumby Junction is on the Kelowna Pacific Railway, which operated over railway lines leased from Canadian National Railway Company until Kelowna Pacific entered receivership and ceased operations on June 6, 2013. [2]

On September 26, 2013, Canadian National announced that it had reached agreements with a major shipper and two locals of the Teamsters union that would allow CN to resume operations over most of the Kelowna Pacific. CN said it planned to abandon the line between Lumby Junction and Kelowna.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lumby Junction". Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved September 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kelowna Pacific Railway put into receivership". Kelowna Capital News. July 8, 2013. Retrieved September 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ "CN to start service on major portion of bankrupt Kelowna Pacific Railway Ltd. rail lines after reaching agreements with bankruptcy trustee, customers and Teamsters Canada Rail Conference units" (Press release). CN. September 26, 2013. Retrieved September 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Teamsters & CN Rail reach deal to restart B.C.'s KPR line" (Press release). Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, Maintenance of Way Employees Division. September 26, 2013. Retrieved September 27, 2013.