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Oct 12, 2016

Canada’s railways support new federal rail safety program

The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) is pleased that the federal government’s new rail safety program addresses the two most pressing public safety issues associated with rail operations in Canada: trespassing on railway property and accidents at grade crossings.
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Aug 03, 2016

Canada’s railways release new video to promote free national emergency response training program

Canada’s railways today released a new promotional video about TRANSCAER® – the Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response initiative.
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Jul 25, 2016

Canada’s railways welcome accelerated phase-out of legacy DOT-111 tank cars

The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) strongly supports the accelerated phase-out of so-called “legacy” DOT-111 tank cars used to transport flammable liquids, announced today by Transport Minister Marc Garneau.
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Jul 06, 2016

Railway Association of Canada acknowledges three-year anniversary of Lac-Mégantic incident

The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) and its members are reflecting on the tragic incident that occurred three years ago today in Lac-Mégantic, Que., and are taking stock of the measures that have been taken to prevent such a tragedy from happening again.
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