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Railways 101

Your Ticket to Learning About Rail

Canada’s railways don’t just transport people and products―they drive our nation’s economy. Click below to learn about the importance of passenger and freight railways, and find out how they innovate, ensure safety, security and sustainability, and invest to help people and goods get where they need to go.

Moving People

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.

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Moving the Economy

Canada’s Freight Railways: Moving the Economy

Moving goods by rail helps Canadian businesses compete – and win. Canada’s railways offer some of the lowest freight rates in the world, saving businesses billions. Click to learn more.

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Safety and Security

Ensuring the Security of Canada’s Rail System

Canadians are in safe hands when they travel by rail. Our railways work hard to ensure they provide secure and reliable transportation of both people and goods. Click to learn more.

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Living Near the Railway

Rail Relocation in Canada

On the surface, rail relocation may seem like an easy solution. However, this process is both extremely complex and costly. Click to learn more.

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