Home / Resources

Resources

The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) produces a range of content to keep you up to date on what’s happening in Canada’s rail industry. From our quarterly reports to our annual statistical document Rail Trends, as well as various studies, factsheets and infographics, RAC’s resources library gives you insight into the industry’s performance and the current issues it faces.

Did you know that Canada’s intercity passenger rail service connects more than 400 communities from coast to coast? Or that Canada’s railways move a tonne of freight a kilometre for under three and a half cents? Browse through RAC’s fact sheets and infographics to learn more amazing facts about Canada’s rail industry.

Infographic

Canada's Railway Profile

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

Read More
Infographic

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...

Read More
Publication

RAC Pre-Budget Submission 2022 Manitoba

Rail is the backbone of Canada’s economy and, even in challenging times, we continue to benefit from safe, resilient, efficient, and environmentally sustainable freight and...

Read More
Publication

RAC Pre-Budget Submission 2022 Alberta

The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) recommends that the Government: #1. Enhance rail safety #2. Enhance intercommunity passenger rail service #3. Fund public transit and...

Read More
Publication

2021-Q4 RAC Quarterly Report

This report compiles weekly, monthly, and quarterly data from railways and various statistical and regulatory agencies to provide a timely update on the state of...

Read More
Publication

2021-Q3 RAC Quarterly Report

This report compiles weekly, monthly, and quarterly data from railways and various statistical and regulatory agencies to provide a timely update on the state of...

Read More
Publication

Railways, Taxation and the COVID-19 Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented impacts on human health, workers, businesses, and governments in Canada and around the world. As the Canadian economy emerges...

Read More

Canadian Rail Atlas

The Canadian Rail Atlas gives users access to a free interactive online map of Canada’s nearly 43,000-kilometre railway network.

View Atlas