Short-Line Rail

Eligible Projects

Projects eligible for Canada Community-Building funding under this category are those that result in the construction, material enhancement or renewal of railway-related infrastructure for the movement of cargo or passengers.


Eligible projects under this category include (but are not limited to):

  • Designing and constructing a cargo loading and unloading facility;
  • Renovating a passenger station or terminal;
  • Installing tracks and switches; and
  • Purchasing rail cars and locomotives.

Investment to date

[Please enable JavaScript to see this information]. Check out our annual reports to learn more about the investment of Canada Community-Building funds.

The figures above include Canada Community-Building investments made by all municipalities - except for the City of Toronto, which reports investments directly to the Government of Canada. Visit Toronto's website to learn more about the City's investments.