Latest RAC News

16 July 2014 - RSI/CMA 2014 & Canadian Rail Summit Exhibits Expected to Sell Out
Exhibit space is 85 per cent sold for RSI/CMA 2014 and the Canadian Rail Summit (CRS), the upcoming trade show and conference highlighting the U.S. and Canadian railway and railway supply industries’ newest research, products and services. MORE >

6 July 2014 - RAC comments on one-year anniversary of Lac-Mégantic accident
Today, the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) is reflecting on the one-year anniversary of the terrible tragedy in Lac-Mégantic, Que. MORE >

President's Message

On both sides of the Canada-U.S. border, we are solemnly reflecting on the one-year observance of a terrible tragedy. On July 6, 2013, 47 people were killed when a train hauling crude oil derailed and exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que. While freight rail companies in our countries have excellent overall safety records, this horrific event, however anomalous, has brought about a re-dedication to safety. MORE >