Canadian Rail Operating Rules (CROR)
Effective December 14, 2016

Rules Respecting Key Trains and Key Routes
Effective February 19, 2016

Railway Locomotive Inspection and Safety Rules
Effective July 3, 2015

TC O 0-184: Railway Freight and Passenger Train Brake Inspection and Safety Rules (pdf, 217kb)
Approved October 27, 2014
Effective October 27, 2014

TC E-54: Rules Respecting Track Safety (pdf 146kb)
Approved November 25, 2011
Effective May 25, 2012
Original approved March 27, 1992
TC O-056: Railway Equipment Reflectorization Rules (pdf 112kb)
Effective July 19, 2006

TC O-102: Rules Respecting Minimum Qualification Standards for Railway Employees (pdf 129kb)
Approved June 23, 2009
*The rule is not in effect until the regulation is revoked.

TC O 0-140: Work/Rest Rules for Rail Operating Employees (pdf 59kb)
Effective February 23, 2011

RAC Work/Rest Rules Interpretation Document (pdf, 56kb)
Effective June 29, 2005

TC O-26: Railway Passenger Car Inspection and Safety Rules (pdf 88kb)
Approved November 8, 2001

TC O-16: Railway Passenger Handling Safety Rules (pdf 188kb)
Approved March 31, 2000

TC O 0-185: Railway Freight Car Inspection and Safety Rules (pdf 586kb)
Approved December 9, 2014
Effective December 9, 2014

TC O-010: Rules for the Installation, Inspection and Testing of Air Reservoirs (Other than on Locomotives) (pdf 89kb)
Approved December 5, 1994

TC O-17A: Railway Rules Governing Safety Critical Positions (pdf 122kb)
Approved June 16, 2000

TC O 0-68: Railway Medical Rules for Positions Critical to Safe Railway Operations (pdf 62kb)
Approved June 16th, 2000
Revised October 19, 2006


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