Moving Goods

Canada’s railways are an extension of our country’s manufacturing and natural resource sectors, providing an effective and competitive delivery system for domestic, import and export goods.

Our country’s railways have invested more than $15 billion in their infrastructure since 2003, ensuring that transcontinental traffic has access to global markets through Canadian ports. Importantly, Canadian rail freight rates continue to be among the most competitive in the world. Canada’s railways have also extended their reach by building a network of intermodal terminals in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax and Chicago, through which Canadian goods can flow to markets in North America and overseas. lntermodal service uses several modes of transportation to reach customers, and is one of the fastest growing sectors of the Canadian railway business.

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Locomotive Emissions Monitoring

The Locomotive Emissions Monitoring Program (LEM) data filing is completed in accordance with the terms of the 2011-2015 Memorandum of Understanding (2011 – 2015 MOU) signed on April 30, 2013, between the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) and Transport Canada (TC) concerning the emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and criteria air contaminants (CAC) from locomotives operating in Canada. MORE >