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Nov 26, 2014

RAC responds to TSB’s 2014 Watchlist

On November 26, 2014, the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) issued a Watchlist item calling for on board video and audio recorders to be installed in locomotive cabs. They have also committed to working with the railway industry...
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Nov 14, 2014

Canadian Railway Hall of Fame accepting nominations

The Canadian Railway Hall of Fame (CRHF) is currently accepting nominations to recognize individuals, communities and technologies that have been instrumental in building Canada’s freight and passenger railway infrastructure.
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Oct 29, 2014

RAC supports government response to Lac-Mégantic report

The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) supports new rail safety measures announced today by Transport Minister Lisa Raitt in response to the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) report into the tragic accident in Lac-Mégantic, Que.
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Oct 10, 2014

Update on rail tank car safety

Canada’s railways believe that more stringent tank car standards are essential to improving the safety of transporting dangerous goods by rail.
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