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June 3, 2021Canada’s railways continued to make progress towards their greenhouse gas (GHG) emission targets, according to the latest Locomotive Emissions Monitoring (LEM) report. Released today by the Railway Association of Canada (RAC), the report documents emissions of GHGs and criteria air contaminants (CACs) from locomotives operating in Canada in 2018. “Sustainability is a key pillar of […]
May 20, 2021Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Member of Parliament for Guelph, Lloyd Longfield, and Member of Parliament for Milton, Adam Van Koeverden, announced more than $21 million in funding for new projects under the Rail Safety Improvement Program – Infrastructure, Technology and Research to enhance rail safety in Canada.
RAC President and CEO Appears at the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesApril 13, 2021RAC President and CEO Marc Brazeau appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities on the issue of rail safety. He was accompanied by Tom Brown, Assistant Vice-President of Safety at Canadian National Railway Company and Kyle Mulligan, Chief Engineer at Canadian Pacific Railway.
March 12, 2021OTTAWA – MARCH 12, 2021 – The RAC is reviewing two Ministerial Orders issued on March 10th respecting uncontrolled movement. While uncontrolled movements rarely occur, RAC and its members have been proactively working for over a year to propose regulatory changes for Rollaway Protection Systems on locomotives. In support of these proposed changes, the RAC and […]
Need a recap of what was displayed at this year’s Innovation and Technology themed RGI? Take a look at the re-cap video to see what RAC’s members are up to in the realm of technology and innovation.