Latest RAC News

23 April 2014 - Railway Association of Canada responds to rail safety measures
The RAC supports standards announced today by Transport Canada (TC)... MORE >

4 April 2014 - Railway Association of Canada releases 2011 Locomotive Emissions Monitoring report
The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) today released its 2011 report on greenhouse gases (GHG) and criteria air contaminants (CAC) emitted from locomotives operating in Canada. MORE >

President's Message

Canada’s railways suffered some high-profile and unfortunate accidents last year, most notably the tragedy in Lac-Mégantic. As a result, Canadians are justifiably concerned with railway safety. Several initiatives to improve safety, transparency and response are underway—many of which pre-date Lac-Mégantic, and other efforts have been accelerated since then. MORE >