CN Meskanaw Subdivision

The CN Meskanaw subdivision ran between Melfort and Wakaw, Saskatchewan.

The data below is from the October 29, 1978 employee timetable. At the time train 688/689 was scheduled to run between Melfort and Thatch where it went onto the St. Brieux subdivision. It was a Railiner (RDC).

MileStationSiding (ft)
0.3MELFORT
0.0MESKANAW JCT.
Junction with CN Tisdale Subdivision
1.9THATCH
Junction with CN St. Brieux Subdivision
9.1CLAGGETT
14.2ETHELTON1530
20.4MESKANAW
28.7YELLOW CREEK990
36.7TARNOPOL
42.3REYNAUD
42.8Interlocked crossing with CP
49.1LEPINE (grain elevators)
55.5WAKAW JCT.
Junction with CN Cudworth subdivision
End of main track
55.8Non-interlocked crossing of CN Cudworth subdivision
71.6End of Meskanaw Extension – max speed 25 MPH

In 1978 the maximum speed on the subdivision was 30 MPH, or 50 MPH for the Railiner.

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