MEDIA ADVISORY - OmniTRAX to provide technical briefing on Hudson Bay Railway Assessment

WINNIPEG, July 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Media are invited to join a technical briefing on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT, where OmniTRAX and AECOM Canada will provide information to officials from all levels of government on the assessment of damage to the Hudson Bay Railway.

The meeting will be led by Peter Touesnard, Chief Commercial Officer at OmniTRAX, and will include a presentation by the AECOM Canada engineer leading the ongoing investigation of the rail line between Gillam and Churchill. The presentation will outline technical details of the assessment, discussion around what has been evaluated to date, and next steps in the assessment process. There will be an opportunity for questions from officials and media following the presentation.

Media guests may audio-record the session, including the question and answer period. Cameras will not be permitted in the room. An audio-recording and a copy of the technical presentation will be made available to all media, including those unable to attend in person, following the conclusion of the briefing.


Technical briefing on HBR assessment


July 18, 2016 | 10:00 AM CDT


Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown (288 Portage Ave) | Terrace East Room

Meeting participants will include:

  • Peter Touesnard, Chief Commercial Officer, OmniTRAX
  • Sergio Sabatini, Chief Operating Officer, OmniTRAX
  • Tony Simoes, Vice President, Engineering, OmniTRAX Canada
  • Jeff McEachern, Vice President, Terminal Operations, OmniTRAX Canada
  • Trent Weber, Vice President, Sales, OmniTRAX Canada
  • Ron Mitchell, Senior Rail Engineer, AECOM Canada

Please RSVP to by July 17, 2017 at 5PM.

About OmniTRAX, Inc.

As one of North America's largest private railroad and transportation management companies, OmniTRAX's core capabilities range from providing management services to railroad and port services and to intermodal and industrial switching operations. Through its affiliation with The Broe Group and its portfolio of managed companies, OmniTRAX also has the unique capability of offering specialized industrial development and real estate solutions, both on and off the rail network managed by OmniTRAX. More information is available at


For further information: Hilary Sloan, Edelman Canada, +1 (416) 908-2134,

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