CP Rail tree cutting methods in junction

Canadian Pacific Railroad has been cutting the branches of any trees that overhang it’s property, for example along park fences and streets that dead end on their tracks. The cutting end of the machine pictured above seems to be able to –  and they do cut off 3 inch thick branches, This type of pruning must be injurious to the tree. In addition wood chips the size of a large thumb are thrown out of the cutter head on the street hitting cars and possibly people.

Posted by Robert

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  1. Brian says:

    I completely agree that this practice has to be stopped OR CP rail should flit the bill for a stone wall to keep not only the stones and wood chips away but also to dampen sound. Let’s get on this!
    A chunk of wood the size of my hand was lying on my car’s hood this morning!

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