Moving People

RTC Rail Solutions: Doing well by doing good – now and for the future

There is an old saying that you do well by doing good. When RTC Rail Solutions (RTC) talks about rail’s transformation from “old days” to today, ‘good’ is notably absent. And that old saying takes on renewed meaning. “Railways across North America and particularly in Canada have transformed their operations, track maintenance and corporate responsibility […]

GROWING NEXT GEN RAILROADERS: An Alberta polytechnic puts EDI front and centre

The Calgary campus of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) offers some spectacular views of both the city and nearby mountains. Home to a leading-edge School of Transportation that’s producing the railroaders of tomorrow, SAIT also proudly acknowledges the roots from which it  – and Canada – have grown. Oki, Amba’wastitch, Danit’ada, Tân’si, Hello. […]

Member Profile | Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions

Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions is a RAC member based in Stettler, Alberta and offering rail-based day excursions to its clients. Like many tourism and entertainment businesses, COVID has had a devastating impact. But Alberta Prairie perseveres. General Manager Bob Willis shares the secret to the company’s success to date.

Member Profile | The Great Canadian Railtour Company

The Great Canadian Railtour Company is an RAC member that operates a tourist railway offering luxury getaways under the Rocky Mountaineer brand. Canadian operations resumed July 5th after a COVID-induced hiatus with several new measures introduced to keep all aboard safe. We recently spoke with Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Mark Southern (MS) about the pandemic’s toll and what it took to get running again.

Canada’s Passenger Railways: Moving People

Rail is the better way to get from Point A to Point B. Every year, more than 100 million passengers choose rail as a comfortable, affordable and environmentally friendly way to travel. Click to learn more.