Infographics

Canada’s Railway Profile

Take a look at the impact Canadian railways have on the country. This includes economic and environmental numbers.

Shortline Railway Profile

Shortline railway operators are often one of the first links in the essential Canadian supply chains. These companies support local economies while providing a lower impact way to move what Canada needs.

FCM – RAC Proximity Initiative

Since 2003, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and the Railway Association of Canada have been working together to raise awareness of proximity issues that occur when developments are located next to railway operations.

2018 Provincial / Regional Profiles

This two-sided document includes a map of Canada’s railway network and key figures related to the rail industry’s performance in 2018. Page two features a table showing provincial and regional rail industry performance data.

Rail in Canada: Delivering for the future economy

Railway companies play an important role in supporting the middle class, moving goods to and from market and in developing local and regional economies. Learn more about how Canadian rail is delivering for the future economy.

Canada’s Railway’s: Part of the climate change solution

CANADA’S RAILWAYS: Part of the climate change solution

Canada has pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030 and Canada’s freight and passenger railways can play a vital role in reaching that goal through their exceptional fuel economy and longstanding commitment to reducing GHG emissions

Enabling Canada’s world-class supply chain

This year, Canadian Class 1 railways are expected to invest a record $5.5 billion of capital back into their networks. These investments in infrastructure and equipment are enabling railways to better serve their customers by enhancing the safety, eciency and resiliency of the rail network. The results of these investments are reflected in Canada’s world-class supply chain that benefits farmers, shippers, passengers, and the entire Canadian economy.

Canada’s Railways: Safety Always Boards First

Canada’s railways are among the safest in the world, and they are committed to continuously improving their safety record. Each year, Canada’s railways launch new initiatives to improve safety, transparency and emergency preparedness, while accelerating their existing safety efforts.

Rail Trends 2018 Infographic

Canada’s railways delivered record results in 2017 in a number of areas, reflecting the industry’s commitment to performance and safety. For example, railways originated a record number of carloads – more than 5.2 million – and reduced freight rates for a second year in a row, enabling rail customers to compete in the global marketplace.

Canada’s Railways: Part of the climate change solution

Canada has pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030 and Canada’s freight and passenger railways can play a vital role in reaching that goal through their exceptional fuel economy and longstanding commitment to reducing GHG emissions.