Mechanical Services
The safe and efficient loading of railcars is important to both the railway industry and its customers. The RAC loading rules committee includes representatives of member railways, and the RAC, directly involved in the loading procedures of the railway industry. The RAC serves its members and their customers by promoting safe loading procedures, informing shippers and railway employees of safe practices and ensuring the rules are applied consistently.

To download the Mechanical Services Brochure, click here (pdf 350 KB) 

Marcel Cédilotte
Director, Mechanical Services
Operations & Regulatory Affairs
(613) 564-8095

Robert Corfield
Manager, Car Loading Rules
Operations & Regulatory Affairs
Vancouver
(604) 532-1084

 

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