CanMap Rail

The CanMap Rail produced by DMTI, is a complete database of Canada's rail infrastructure currently in operation, including railway lines classified as abandoned. It features: mainline railway network; side tracks; transit lines (commuter, rapid transit, and light-rail); abandoned tracks; passenger, freight, and transit rail stops; rail ownership and operator information; railway tunnels and bridges. In addition there is information American railways that connect to Canada. It is recommended to use this with the dataset with Canada Base Map (DMTI).

Example of CanRail file - Montreal


Title CanMap Rail
Author DMTI
Date 2011-2014
Coverage Canada wide
Language English
Format ESRI Shape {.shp} and MapInfo {.tab}
Scale 1 : 50 000
Projection Geographic
Datum NAD83
User Agreement DMTI End User Agreement
Documentation CanMap Rail Version 2010.1 User Manual contains a detailed description of the data.
Access Members of the McGill Community can obtain copies of the data by filling out the Geospatial Data Request Form. Please indicate the desired provinces and/or territories.
Citation DMTI Spatial Inc. [computer file]. CanMap Rail. Markham: DMTI Spatial Inc., year.


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