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28 May 2015 - Railways announce new mobile app to give Canadian first responders real-time dangerous goods information
Canada’s railways are launching their new AskRail app, aimed at providing emergency responders with real-time information about a train’s rail-car contents in the event of an emergency. MORE >

1 May 2015 - Railway association statement on electronically controlled pneumatic brakes
Electronically Controlled Pneumatic (ECP) braking systems use electronic controls to activate air-powered brakes on all cars in a train simultaneously... MORE >

1 May 2015 - Railway association welcomes Canada-U.S. harmonized tank car standard
The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) welcomes the harmonized rail tank car standard introduced today by Canada’s transport minister and the United States transportation secretary. MORE >

President's Message

Millions of people who live in Canada’s biggest cities, as well as those living in smaller communities, depend on the safe delivery of dangerous goods. MORE >

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