Chemin de fer de l'Outaouais

The Chemin de fer de l'Outaouais, (CFO) or the Compagnie de chemin de fer de l'Outaouais (CCFO) is a railroad that links the city of Gatineau to Wakefield, in the province of Québec. Before 1986 the track extended to Maniwaki.[1][2]

Chemin de fer de l'Outaouais
Reporting markCCFO
LocaleBetween Gatineau and Wakefield, Quebec
Dates of operation2008 [1]
PredecessorCanadian Pacific Railway (1904 - 1992) [1]
Hull–Chelsea–Wakefield Railway (1992 - 2008)[1]
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
HeadquartersGatineau, Quebec

The company is owned by the cities of Gatineau, Chelsea, and La Pêche.

See also


  1. Railways in Ottawa Archived December 17, 2005, at the Wayback Machine
  3. Colin Churcher's Railway Pages (January 31, 2006), Significant dates in Ottawa railway history Archived December 17, 2005, at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved February 8, 2006).

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