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August 27, 2021On Friday, August 27th, the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) filed it’s 2021 Pre-Election Submission to the various federal parties running in the 2021 federal election. The submission outlines key recommendations: Enhancing rail safety; Enhancing intercommunity passenger rail service in Canada; Investing in public transit and commuter rail; Increasing support for shortline railways in Canada; […]
August 1, 2021Section 151.01(1) of the Canada Transportation Act requires that Class 1 railways provide a yearly assessment of their ability to move grain during the upcoming crop year, taking into consideration the total volume of grain expected to be moved. Please see below for links to CN & CP’s latest Grain Reports. CN Press Release CN […]
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.
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.