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By David Lea, Oakville Beaver
While a proposed CN intermodal terminal has many on edge in Milton, Oakville Mayor Rob Burton says it is too early to say whether members of this community would be impacted.
On March 19, CN formally announced plans to construct a $250 million intermodal and logistics hub adjacent to its main line in the Town of Milton.
The facility would be situated on the CN property bordered by Tremaine Road to the west, Britannia Road to the north and Lower Base Line to the south.
According to the Town of Milton website, the proposed facility would transfer cargo containers between rail cars and trucks to move goods eastward across the Greater Toronto Area and throughout North America.
The facility would be approximately 2,900 metres in length and have the capacity to handle four trains per day.
It would also operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week and be visited by roughly 1,500 trucks per day.
The project has generated considerable attention with 300 people packing the Milton Lions Club on Tuesday during an information meeting organized by Milton councillors....
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