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{ A tunnel is not a tunnel, unless you can go through it! }


City Approves Tunnel Application for Canada’s 150 Infrastructure Fund

June 8th, 2015 by

  The Brockville Railway Tunnel Committee is grateful that our tunnel restoration project has been selected by city council as Brockville’s application to the federal government’s Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. We also express our sincere appreciation for the endorsements we have received from the Brock Trail, Cycling, and Rotary Park Committees, and from many  Continue Reading »

Artistic Renderings of Tunnel Project Released

January 21st, 2015 by

The Tunnel Committee presented artistic renderings of tunnel project to Brockville City Council on January 20th.   The creative illustrations were done by Margo Davies Leclair, of Visual Sense Illustrations, after consultations with the committee.   We would like to emphasize the fact that these are concepts of what we believe the tunnel and the  Continue Reading »

Market Study Indicates Positive Economic Impact

May 9th, 2014 by

  A 2013-2014 Market Study Assessment performed by TCI Management Consultants indicates a potential economic impact of 1.1 million annually for the Brockville area.   In August 2013, following a public tendering process, TCI Management Consultants was retained to undertake a market assessment study for the Brockville Tunnel, Canada’s first railway tunnel and a key  Continue Reading »

Spring Clean-up Included North Entrance

May 9th, 2014 by

April 27, 2014 We did it! About 25 bags of garbage were collected from the north end area of the Railway Tunnel! Cheers to our great clean up crew (L to R); Lorraine Strong, Dave LeSueur, Raul Cirne, Pete VanderVelde, Keith Hare, Chris Hansen, Brian Porter, Maggie Wheeler, Doug Grant (missing from photo; Doug Smith).  Continue Reading »

Tunnel Project Gets $300K

June 14th, 2012 by

When it comes to the historic railway tunnel revitalization project, city council is almost all aboard – at least for the first stop. Council voted Tuesday night in favour of contributing $300,000 toward the project, over a four-year period, and including it on its list of capital priorities. The money will go toward the repair  Continue Reading »