National Railway Network - NRWN - GeoBase Series The National Railway Network (NRWN), version 1.0 focuses on providing a quality geometric description and a set of basic attributes of Canadian rail phenomena. The NRWN product is distributed in the form of eleven provincial or territorial datasets and consists of one linear feature (Track), four punctual features (Junction, Crossing, Marker Post, and Station), and one linear or punctual feature (Structure) with which is associated a series of descriptive attributes such as, among others: Track Classification, Track Name, Track Operator, Track User, Gauge, Number of Tracks, Electrification, Design Speeds, Subdivision Name; Junction Type; Level of Crossing, Crossing Type, Warning System, Transport Canada Identifier; Station Name, Station Type, Station User, Number of platforms; Structure Type. The available output file format for the product are: GML (Geography Markup Language) in ASCII and SHAPE (ESRI - TM) and KML (Keyhole Markup Language). 2016-10-01 2018-05-31 Natural Resources Canada Geoinfo@Canada.ca TransportCanadaEarth SciencesGeoBaseNRWNNTDBTransportRailway networksRail transportRailway installationsRail transport industry GOV Canada - National Railway Network - NRWN - GeoBase Series (Groupe de couches)WMS https://maps.geogratis.gc.ca/wms/railway_en?service=WMS&version=1.3.0&request=GetCapabilities&layers=railway&legend_format=image/png&feature_info_type=text/html GOUV Canada - Réseau ferroviaire national - RFN - Série GéoBase (Groupe de couches)WMS https://cartes.geogratis.gc.ca/wms/railway_fr?service=WMS&version=1.3.0&request=GetCapabilities&layers=railway&legend_format=image/png&feature_info_type=text/html Provincial and territorial pre-packaged NRWN files available in Shapefiles, KML and GML format (download directory)SHP http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/geobase_nrwn_rfn/ Documentation related to National Railway Network (NRWN)PDF http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/geobase_nrwn_rfn/doc/ Index of available files (drag and drop the kmz file in Google Earth to localize your region of interest)KMZ http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/geobase_nrwn_rfn/index/nrwn_rfn_index_prov.kmz

National Railway Network - NRWN - GeoBase Series

The National Railway Network (NRWN), version 1.0 focuses on providing a quality geometric description and a set of basic attributes of Canadian rail phenomena. The NRWN product is distributed in the form of eleven provincial or territorial datasets and consists of one linear feature (Track), four punctual features (Junction, Crossing, Marker Post, and Station), and one linear or punctual feature (Structure) with which is associated a series of descriptive attributes such as, among others: Track Classification, Track Name, Track Operator, Track User, Gauge, Number of Tracks, Electrification, Design Speeds, Subdivision Name; Junction Type; Level of Crossing, Crossing Type, Warning System, Transport Canada Identifier; Station Name, Station Type, Station User, Number of platforms; Structure Type. The available output file format for the product are: GML (Geography Markup Language) in ASCII and SHAPE (ESRI - TM) and KML (Keyhole Markup Language).

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Resource Name Resource Type Format Language Links
GOV Canada - National Railway Network - NRWN - GeoBase Series (Groupe de couches) Web Service WMS English Access
GOUV Canada - Réseau ferroviaire national - RFN - Série GéoBase (Groupe de couches) Web Service WMS French Access
Provincial and territorial pre-packaged NRWN files available in Shapefiles, KML and GML format (download directory) Dataset SHP English
French
Access
Documentation related to National Railway Network (NRWN) Guide PDF English
French
Access
Index of available files (drag and drop the kmz file in Google Earth to localize your region of interest) Guide KMZ English
French
Access

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