The Railway Association of Canada takes issue with the Fraser Institute’s release earlier today of a report on the safety of moving oil by pipeline versus other modes of transportation including rail.
All members of the rail community have been affected by the tragic events that occurred early Saturday morning in Lac-Mégantic. On their behalf we wish to express our deepest sympathies to the families and relatives of the victims identified, missing persons and residents evacuated because of this accident.
The Railway Association of Canada's Rail Trends provides a ten-year composite of financial and operating statistics for a comprehensive review of the business of transporting goods and people by rail in Canada. This review covers virtually all interveners of rail - the Class 1s, regional freight companies, short lines, intercity passenger, commuter and tourist train... MORE >