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6 July 2016 - Railway Association of Canada acknowledges three-year anniversary of Lac-Mégantic incident
The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) and its members are reflecting on the tragic incident that occurred three years ago today in Lac-Mégantic, Que., and are taking stock of the measures that have been taken to prevent such a tragedy from happening again. MORE >

17 June 2016 - RAC statement on proposed Locomotive Emissions Regulations
The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) is reviewing the proposed Locomotive Emissions Regulations, published in the June 18, 2016 edition of Canada Gazette, Part 1. MORE >

16 June 2016 - Railways partner with Canadian fire chiefs to promote the AskRail™ app
Canada’s railways today released a new promotional video about the AskRail app – a mobile application that gives first responders real-time information about railcar contents in the event of a rail emergency. MORE >

President's Message

Canada’s new Transport Minister, Marc Garneau, has stated publicly that rail safety is his top priority. The rail industry agrees wholeheartedly, and is working towards an evidence-based approach for discussion and consideration.  MORE >


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