Full steam ahead for privately owned commuter rail in Ottawa
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By David Sali, Ottawa Metro News, July 26, 2016

He might be riding his proposal for a privately backed commuter train into uncharted territory, but that hasn’t dampened Joseph Potvin’s sense of optimism.

Potvin is director general of Moose Consortium, a group of 12 mostly locally owned businesses pushing to build a train that would link six rural Ontario and Quebec communities to downtown Ottawa using 400 kilometres of existing track.