Apr 30, 2012
Rising Accidents and Fatalities as Public-Rail Safety Week Begins
• For the first three months of 2012, in year-over-year (YoY) comparison, accidents increased 25 per cent, serious injuries increased 88 per cent, and fatalities increased 20 per cent
• Ontario, Manitoba, and British Columbia see marked rise in incidents
• Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec and Northwest Territories remain unchanged with very low incident rates
• Saskatchewan and Alberta see general declines in crossing accidents yet increase in fatalities
Apr 16, 2012
RAC Appoints Michael Bourque as President and CEO
The board of directors of the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) today announced the appointment of Michael Bourque as president and chief executive officer of the association.
Apr 02, 2012
Barrie-Collingwood Railway Hosts TransCAER®
On Saturday, March 31 the Barrie Collingwood Railway (BCRY) was visited by 52 firefighters with their fire trucks, equipment and a dangerous goods response team. It wasn’t a major railway incident, but a community outreach training program called TransCAER for First Responders.