Most communities in Canada grew up around the railway tracks. As population has grown, issues ranging from noise and vibrations of train operations and idling locomotives, to blocked highway/railway crossings, are common concerns in many municipalities. To build common approaches to the prevention and resolution of issues that arise when people live and work in close proximity to railway operations The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) have jointly created a program known as "Proximity". 

Click here to go to the Proximity website.

©2014 The Railway Association of Canada. All rights reserved.

Interchange Magazine

Our quarterly magazine, Interchange, provides an in-depth perspective on the vast array of critically important issues facing our more than 50 freight and passenger railways and is an important link to our suppliers, customers, related industry associations, friends, allies, government officials and community leaders. We invite you to explore the newly designed RAC Interchange Magazine... MORE >