OGDEN SHOPS, CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA
A beautiful shot of the new head office in the Ogden Shops yard in South East Calgary, Alberta.
The Steel Car Shop in the Ogden yard gets disassembled to make for the move of
C.P. Rails head office from downtown Calgary to the Ogden Shops yard in South East Calgary.
read more here.
Take a tour of the Ogden Yard from Sept. 2013 through the eyes of a motorcycle driver.
A little nostalgia
Supervisory staff of Ogden Shops.
Click on above to see full aerial view of Ogden
This web site was created by Stu Gardner and
Ian Hill, employees at Ogden Shops, Calgary in 1997 when Ogden Shops was Canadian Pacific Railway. This web site is
NOT affiliated with the Canadian Pacific Railway Company or Alstom Transport in any way. All trademarks appearing on the website are the property of
their respective owners. This site is a hobby only and does not necessarily
represent the business or commercial views of Canadian Pacific Railway or Alstom Transport.
ALSTOM took over, in June 2001, the management and operation of Canadian Pacific Railway's largest maintenance and overhaul facility, Ogden Shops, in Calgary. This allowed ALSTOM to complete its North American offer, and to provide customers overhaul services for freight cars, locomotives and components, in addition to the existing locomotive re-manufacturing, new freight car manufacturing and transit car rebuilding services located in Montreal, New York State and Mexico.
Total area : 64 Hectares (158 acres)Factory
Employees : approx. 445
- 10 primary buildings
- floor space 7.9 hectares (19.5 acres) :The complex is serviced by more than 43 kilometers of railway tracks and 7.2 kilometers (4.4 miles) of roadway
Calgary is maintaining the ISO 9001: 2000 and ARR 1003 certification.
Main products and services :Remanufacture, overhaul and repairs for EMD and GE locomotives Freight car renovation, modification & repairLocomotives components overhauls such as: traction motor, wheelsets, diesel engine, air brake, etc.
to Ogden Shops, located at 7550 Ogdendale Road S.E. Calgary, Alberta. Ogden
These pages have been designed to take you on a Virtual tour of Alstom Transport, Ogden Shops Calgary. To proceed with this tour you may use the
clickable map below or click on the shop names below the map. At the bottom of
this page is our guestbook. Your comments would be appreciated and all entries
will be acknowledged.We have designed the Ogden
Shops web pages to be viewable by all browsers in most resolutions. The photos
on these pages are best viewed using 16 bit true color.
Ogden's 75th. anniversary was held in 1988, and to
this event,employees from numerous
trades and unions throughout the plant
to assemble a lasting monument that would be
and a friendly welcome to visitors to Ogden. The
Man" named SPIKE, stands 27 feet
tall at the entrance to the shops.The first
to this huge figure was Oggie, and is still called this
by many employees. He is constructed from Locomotive
and Freight Car
parts. The body is a boiler,the head and ears
are gears and the arms and
hands are couplers. He is holding a
locomotive engine crankshaft in his right
These pages were created by
Ian Hill of
and Stu Gardner
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Some historical pictures and
information used from The Ogden Area History Book
" THE OGDEN WHISTLE".