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The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) produces a range of publications to keep you up to date on what’s happening in Canada’s rail industry. From our quarterly magazine Interchange to our annual statistical document Rail Trends, RAC’s publications give 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 just three cents? Browse through RAC’s fact sheets and infographics to learn more amazing facts about Canada’s rail industry.

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2018 Provincial / Regional Profiles

This two-sided document includes a map of Canada’s railway network and key figures related to the rail industry’s performance in 2018. Page two features a...

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Rail in Canada: Delivering for the future economy

Railway companies play an important role in supporting the middle class, moving goods to and from market and in developing local and regional economies. Learn...

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Interchange

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Canadian Crude Oil Transportation Comparing the Safety of Pipelines and Railways

This report by global management consultancy Oliver Wyman found that pipelines and Canada’s Class I Railways have equivalent safety records in the movement of crude...

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Canada's Railway's: Part of the climate change solution

CANADA’S RAILWAYS: Part of the climate change solution Canada has pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 per cent below 2005 levels...

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Enabling Canada’s world-class supply chain

This year, Canadian Class 1 railways are expected to invest a record $5.5 billion of capital back into their networks. These investments in infrastructure and...

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Canada's Railways: Safety Always Boards First

Canada’s railways are among the safest in the world, and they are committed to continuously improving their safety record. Each year, Canada’s railways launch new...

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Interchange

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Rail Trends 2018 Infographic

Canada's railways delivered record results in 2017 in a number of areas, reflecting the industry's commitment to performance and safety. For example, railways originated a...

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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.

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