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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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Jun 17, 2016

RAC statement on proposed Locomotive Emissions Regulations

The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) is reviewing the proposed Locomotive Emissions Regulations, published in the June 18, 2016 edition of Canada Gazette, Part 1.
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Jun 16, 2016

Railways partner with Canadian fire chiefs to promote the AskRail™ app

Canada’s railways today released a new promotional video about the AskRail app – a mobile application that gives first responders real-time information about railcar contents in the event of a rail emergency.
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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 >