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18 January 2017 - RAC launches online Canadian Rail Atlas
One hundred and fifty years after Confederation produced a transcontinental railway that would unite the country, the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) today unveiled the Canadian Rail Atlas, which allows visitors to explore that nation-building line and much more. MORE >

12 January 2017 - New report highlights that Canada’s railways continue to reduce GHG emissions
Canada’s railways are on track to meeting their greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets by 2015, according to the latest Locomotive Emissions Monitoring (LEM) Program report released today by the Railway Association of Canada (RAC). MORE >

12 October 2016 - Canada’s railways support new federal rail safety program
The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) is pleased that the federal government’s new rail safety program addresses the two most pressing public safety issues associated with rail operations in Canada: trespassing on railway property and accidents at grade crossings. MORE >

President's Message

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Railway Association of Canada. Prior to 1917, Canada’s railway industry worked collaboratively for a common cause, predominantly the war effort. MORE >


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