GWR News - Archives
03/25/2020 - AGM Cancelled
Andrew Glastetter, General Manager would like to share an update on our efforts to help keep our company safe during the COVID-19 pandemic....
12/13/2019 - Merry Christmas
Wishing you and your loved ones Peace, Joy and Happiness as we approach the Holiday Season!
Holiday Hours for Great Western Railway & Great Western Commodities are as follows:
Dec 23-27th: Closed
Jan 1st: Closed
We will be resuming all normal train operations in the first week of January.
09/10/2019 - FREE GRAIN SAMPLING PROGRAM
Knowing the quality in your bin is key to getting the best price for
your grain. Great Western Commodities would like to invite producers
who want to shop with Great Western Railway to bring your samples to the
closest loading facility participating in the program, to have your
samples sent away for third party grading, free of charge. This is a
limited time offer, first come first serve and limited to 10 samples per
Admiral Grain (Admiral, SK)
Smith Seeds (Limerick, SK)
Southline Ag (Climax, SK)
Westland Agro (Lafleche, SK)
Adroit Overseas (Neville, SK)
Whitemud Trading (Frontier, SK)
White Water Coulee Cleaners (Bracken, SK)
Popular Hills (Rockglen, SK)
Canada Direct Processing (Woodrow, SK)
If you have any further questions, please contact Jennifer Norheim (306) 294-7232
05/17/2019 - GWR purchases the Fife Lake Railway
On March 29, 2019, Great Western Railway acquired the Fife Lake Railway under a 100% share purchase agreement.
GWR has operated and maintained the FLR since its inception, under
operating agreements and more recently, a lease of the rail line.
Management and the board of the GWR has always seen the FLR as a very
good fit for our organization and upon completion of successful
negotiations over this past year, we are happy to announce that the
transfer of full ownership to the GWR organization is now complete.
We look forward to continue to work close with the communities along
the line, and we are excited to work on promoting the growth of railcar
shipments in this area to better serve farmers and industries along the
The Fife Lake Railway is situated over more than 60 miles from a
junction with the GWR line just west of Assiniboia south to Coronach,
04/15/2019 - GWC is now bonded and licensed!
Great Western Commodities, an affiliate of Great Western Railway is
excited and proud to announce we have recently received our security
bond certificate, and CGC licence, and are eager to help get your crop
If you wish to be the first to know what we are in the market for
and at what price on any given day, please click on the link below to
submit your contact information:
CONTACT US FORM
You may also send your information to my mobile number by text at 306-294-7232, or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or, by all means, call me anytime at my mobile number above, or in
the office at 306-297-2777. I would love to learn more about your
operation and how we can help get your grain to market.
We offer quick payment based on origin grade so you do not have to wait for your cheque!
We are working on updating our website, Facebook and Twitter and will get that info out soon as well.
Manager of Business Development
08/23/2018 - Great Western Railway is very to pleased welcome Jennifer Norheim as GWR’s Manager of Business Development.
We are very fortunate to have Jennifer join our team as she brings
several years of experience, and a well known, great reputation in the
industry from her previous role at Whitemud Trading in Frontier.
Jennifer will play a key role in the Great Western Railway mission of
providing the best reliability and service to communities of southern
Saskatchewan in an ever changing agriculture marketplace. Jennifer would
love to speak to our producers, terminals and buyers to learn more
about how GWR can help you move your grain along our rail network.
Jennifer can be reached at (306) 294-7232.