Courses & Events
The rail industry is constantly changing as new technologies, policy issues, and rules and regulations emerge. That’s why the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) provides hands-on training courses, and hosts regular conferences and other events ― to keep government officials, first responders and communities informed and at the forefront our ever-evolving industry.
You’ll find an up-to-date list of the events, professional development opportunities and courses RAC offers here.
Rail-Government Interface (RGI) & Transport Canada Rail Research Seminar 2019
Rail-Government Interface (RGI) is where the RAC members will be exhibiting their new technologies, including presentations on innovation and technology. Transport Canada's Innovation Centre will be hosting a full-day Rail Research Seminar, focusing on railway innovation and research on numerous topics.
Railway Operations Live 2019
This interactive two-and-a-half-day course offers a glimpse into a day in the life of a railway crew member, and covers topics such as safety standards, track inspection, maintenance and switching, and locomotive operation.
Railway Emergency Response Courses 2019
This 40-hour course provides emergency responders with lectures and hands-on training on all aspects of responding to a railway incident involving dangerous goods.