Railways 101 Articles

The Power of Data is Saving Fuel for the Rail Industry

The rail industry has long been one of the most fuel-efficient methods of transportation for both freight and passenger service. The ongoing investment in clean and green technology has continued to push the rail industry above others, such as vehicle and air travel, as the least polluting mode of transportation.

Canada’s railways as recovery partners post COVID-19

Canada’s railways as recovery partners: private and public sectors can work together to help ‘roar back’ from COVID shocks Whenever I am asked about my job and why I am passionate about what I do, it inevitably comes down to one thing: it’s the people. It’s the tens of thousands of railroaders across Canada who […]

Enabling Canada’s World-Class Supply Chain

The record investments in infrastructure and equipment earmarked in 2020 are enabling railways to better serve their customers by enhancing the safety, efficiency and resiliency of the rail network.

Rail is Green Transportation

Railways move people and goods, while doing good. They reduce traffic on our highways, save energy and help to curb greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution. Click to learn more.

We’ve Come a Long Way Since the Last Spike

Today’s railways use cutting-edge technologies and process improvements to promote safety, enhance customer service and reduce their environmental footprint. Click to learn more.

Delivering Canada’s Amazing Products to the World

Canada’s freight railways move over 900,000 tonnes of goods every day, 365 days a year. They deliver everything from the food we eat, to the cars we drive and the fuel we use to heat our homes. Click to learn more.

Safely Transporting Dangerous Goods

Rail is a safe mode for transporting dangerous goods — 99.999 per cent of shipments reach their destination without a release caused by an accident.
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Investing in Canada’s Critical Rail Infrastructure

Railways invest in safety and service today, and in growth for the future. Canada’s railways have invested close to $33 billion in their infrastructure since 1999 to ensure safe, reliable and efficient service. Click to learn more.

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.