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Kettle Valley to Spend $450,000

Large replacement programme this year for the Line from Midway to Penticton

Penticton, Feb. 26 - The Kettle Valley division of the C.P.R. announced this week the largest replacement programme ever to be undertaken, with a total expenditure of almost $450,000. This work will necessitate employment of a large number of additional men of section gangs, extra gangs, bridges, engines, and trainmen

The largest individual item is a sum exceeding $150,000 for rails and fastenings. Other large items are the renewals, $107,000 for tie renewals, $35,000 for track work, culvert and bridge work at $82,000 and repairs to buildings, $13,000.

 

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