Latest RAC News

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 >

4 April 2014 - Another Successful Railway Emergency Response Course
CN has completed another in a series of Railway Emergency Response courses aimed at first responders... 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 >

2013 Rail Trends

The Railway Association of Canada has released the 21st edition of Rail Trends, an annual report on the performance of Canada’s freight and passenger railway sector. The publication contains a rolling 10-year review of financial and statistical results, reflecting multiple aspects of rail performance... MORE >