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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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Oct 08, 2014

RAC expresses its sympathy for the victims of the Lac-Mégantic incident

The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) again expressed its deep sympathies for the victims of the Lac-Mégantic, Que. derailment today, as the Quebec coroner released his reports into the incident.
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Oct 06, 2014

RAC Dangerous Goods Team completes Dangerous Goods Training

On Friday, October 3, the RAC Dangerous Goods Team completed the delivery of its 40-hour Railway Emergency Response course at the Justice Institute of British Columbia in Maple Ridge, British Columbia.
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Sep 22, 2014

City of Montreal wins Merrill Henderson Award for its leadership in community-railway proximity awareness

The City of Montreal has been selected as the first-ever recipient of the Merrill Henderson Award for its proactive approach in identifying and planning for new residential developments in proximity to railway operations...
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