United Counties Railways

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United Counties Railways was a short-lived railway that was formed in 1883 and merged in 1900 to form Quebec Southern Railway.

UCR was formed in 1883 and operated rail operations in Quebec from Sorel to Richelieu, then expanded to Iberville, St. Hyacinthe and Bellevue. [1]

Quebec Province of Canada

Quebec is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. It is bordered to the west by the province of Ontario and the bodies of water James Bay and Hudson Bay; to the north by Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay; to the east by the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador; and to the south by the province of New Brunswick and the U.S. states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York. It also shares maritime borders with Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. Quebec is Canada's largest province by area and its second-largest administrative division; only the territory of Nunavut is larger. It is historically and politically considered to be part of Central Canada.

Sorel-Tracy City in Quebec, Canada

Sorel-Tracy is a city in southwestern Quebec, Canada and the geographical end point of the Champlain Valley at the confluence of the Richelieu River and the St. Lawrence River, on the western edge of Lac Saint-Pierre downstream and east of nearby Montreal. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 34,600. Its mayor is Serge Péloquin and it is the seat of the Pierre-De Saurel Regional County Municipality and the judicial district of Richelieu.

Richelieu, Quebec City in Quebec, Canada

Richelieu is a city in Rouville Regional County Municipality, in the province of Quebec, Canada. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 5,467. Its name comes from the fact that it lies along the Richelieu River.

UCR merged to form Quebec Southern Railway in 1900.

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