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CN New Watson Island Siding

The Project

A&B Rail Services was hired to construct new siding for CN Rail’s New Watson Island existing track in Prince Rupert, BC.


  • 10,400 track feet of concrete tie track constructed
  • 2 #20 mainline turnouts installed
  • 11,500 tonnes of railway ballast distributed
  • 250 thermite welds
  • 1,700 wood ties replaced
  • 14,000 track feet of rail relay track constructed


The Result

A satisfied client and another quality project completed. For CN Rail this means confidence in the state of their track and no disruptions to their regular service. For A&B Rail Services, it means another satisfied customer in our 50-year journey to become Canada’s largest, most-experienced, and most sought-after rail services company.