Rail Trends

Rail Trends is the Railway Association of Canada’s annual report on the performance of Canada’s freight and passenger railway sector. The publication contains a rolling 10-year review of financial and statistical results, reflecting multiple aspects of rail performance in Canada.

Rail Trends 2016
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Rail Trends 2015
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2014 Rail Trends
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2013 Rail Trends
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2012 Rail Trends
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2011 Rail Trends
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Rail Trends 2010
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Rail Trends 2009
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Email: apaterson@railcan.ca

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Infographic - Rail Trends 2016

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