Category Archives: Railway Transformation

Petition results send Council strong message of support for Community Trail project

CHELSEA, QC, May 1 , 2017 – Tonight, the Chelsea Community Trail Coalition will present the powerful results of a petition to the Chelsea Municipal Council to voice their collective support of a viable recreational option for the former Chelsea … Continue reading

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Time Again to Get Ready for Winter along the Rail Corridor – a Call for Volunteers!

Time Again to Get Ready for Winter along the Rail Corridor – a Call for Volunteers! Snow is not too far away! And once it comes, the rail corridor will transform, as it has for the past 10 years, into … Continue reading

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Big crowd comes to hear benefits of rails trails

More than 100 residents packed into the Cascades Club last night to hear about the opportunities and benefits of turning Chelsea’s railway corridor into a year round, multi-purpose trail.  The meeting was organized by Chelsea Rails 2 Trails, a newly … Continue reading

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New SCT Trail Ambassadors stand up for Chelsea community trail project

At the Sentiers Chelsea Trails AGM, which was held April 25, attendees welcomed many of the new Chelsea Trail Ambassadors who are speaking up to support the transformation of the railway corridor into a multi-use, non-motorized, year-round community trail. These … Continue reading

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Getting to work on the transformation of tracks project

As many of you know, Chelsea Trails supports transforming the railway corridor into a linear park. This unique corridor of land, belonging to Chelsea, runs the entire length of the municipality alongside a beautiful river, and connects numerous neighbourhoods. It … Continue reading

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SCT presents new vision for transformation of Chelsea’s railway corridor

At the invitation of the Mayor and  the Director General, Sentiers Chelsea Trails (SCT) made a presentation on its vision for the future use of the rail corridor this week.  This vision calls for the creation of a 19.9 km … Continue reading

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Commerce Chelsea Support for Railway Corridor Initiative

In a recent letter to the municipality Commerce Chelsea endorsed SCT’s proposal to convert the Chelsea-owned railway corridor into a multi-purpose community asset. “As unequivocal supporters of the Active Transport Master Plan,  our Board views this particular initiative as having … Continue reading

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