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Jan 18, 2017

RAC launches online Canadian Rail Atlas

One hundred and fifty years after Confederation produced a transcontinental railway that would unite the country, the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) today unveiled the Canadian Rail Atlas, which allows visitors to explore that nation-building line and much more.
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Jan 12, 2017

New report highlights that Canada’s railways continue to reduce GHG emissions

Canada’s railways are on track to meeting their greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets by 2015, according to the latest Locomotive Emissions Monitoring (LEM) Program report released today by the Railway Association of Canada (RAC).
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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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Locomotive Emissions Monitoring

The Locomotive Emissions Monitoring Program (LEM) data filing is completed in accordance with the terms of the 2011-2015 Memorandum of Understanding (2011 – 2015 MOU) signed on April 30, 2013, between the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) and Transport Canada (TC) concerning the emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and criteria air contaminants (CAC) from locomotives operating in Canada. MORE >