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June 25, 2014

Canada’s railways welcome upcoming Canada Transportation Act review

The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) welcomes the upcoming Canada Transportation Act (CTA) review, officially launched this morning by Transport Minister Lisa Raitt.

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June 16, 2014

Ottawa Valley Railway hosts TRANSCAER training

On May 28 and 29 the Ottawa Valley Railway invited the municipal first responders from the City of North Bay and then the following day...

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June 5, 2014

Registration opens for Canadian Rail Summit and RSI/CMA 2014

The Railway Association of Canada is pleased to announce that registration and hotel reservations are open for the Canadian Rail Summit (CRS) 2014, being held...

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May 20, 2014

Goderich Exeter Railway hosts TRANSCAER® event

On May 7 and 8, the GEXR hosted a TRANSCAER event in their both Stratford and Kitchener Ontario railyards. This event was attended by local...

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May 2, 2014

Daniel Beaudry awarded 2014 Roger Cyr Award for outstanding contribution to rail safety

As part of its 12th annual Public-Rail Safety Week (PRSW), Operation Lifesaver (OL), Canada’s national public rail safety program, today announced Daniel Beaudry of Montréal...

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April 28, 2014

Operation Lifesaver launches Public-Rail Safety Week 2014 under theme See Tracks? Think Train!

Operation Lifesaver (OL), Canada’s national rail safety awareness program, is reminding everyone to See Tracks? Think Train! during its annual Public-Rail Safety Week (PRSW), April...

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April 23, 2014

Railway Association of Canada responds to rail safety measures

The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) supports standards announced today by Transport Canada (TC) and will work with TC and other stakeholders to ensure compliance...

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April 4, 2014

Another Successful Railway Emergency Response Course

CN has completed another in a series of Railway Emergency Response courses aimed at first responders from Municipal Fire and Police Services.

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April 4, 2014

Railway Association of Canada releases 2011 Locomotive Emissions Monitoring report

The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) today released its 2011 report on greenhouse gases (GHG) and criteria air contaminants (CAC) emitted from locomotives operating in...

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March 26, 2014

Dangerous Goods Preparedness for Emergency Responders

Huron Central and RAC Dangerous Goods team members will meet with emergency responders (ER) in Echo Bay near Sault Ste. Marie, ON to update them...

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March 18, 2014

Railway Association of Canada joins Network for Business Sustainability (NBS) Industry Association Council (IAC)

Michael Gullo, the RAC’s director of policy development and environmental affairs, has joined the Network for Business Sustainability (NBS) council of Industry Association representatives, a...

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March 17, 2014

RAC Grows DG Team

Gary Bauer, based out of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan will be the RAC’s Transportation of Dangerous Goods Specialist covering Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Gary has an excellent background...

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