For Global Railway Review, the Director of Operations Management in Rail Safety at Transport Canada, Stephanie Lines, details the latest revised safety measures demanded in the ‘Rules Respecting Key Trains and Key Routes’ that are due to come into force in summer 2021 to further heighten the safety of rail…
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Peter Lambrinakos, Chief of Police and Corporate Security at VIA Rail Canada, discusses VIA Rail Police’s mandate and the efforts deployed to provide a safe and secure passenger rail service across Canada.
The rail industry, as an innovator, is always looking ahead in pursuit of future technology. Menno van Limburg, EAM Director of Electrification at Metrolinx, details how the key to the operator’s plans for expanding services, lowering operating costs and reducing greenhouse gas emissions could lie in updating a historical technology…
Following final approvals, the merger will combine the two railroads to create the first rail network connecting the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
Invision AI, Thales and Metrolinx are building unique sensing and computing capabilities that provide enhanced situational awareness to existing rail systems and are capable of operating in severe winter conditions.
Canadian Pacific's Hydrogen Locomotive Program will see the development of North America's first hydrogen-powered line-haul freight locomotive.
Rob Reilly, Executive Vice‑President and Chief Operating Officer from the Canadian National Railway Company (CN), discusses the benefits of robust planning for harsh winter weather.
The changes approved by Transport Canada concern train speed, colder weather operations and further strengthening track maintenance and inspection practices.
Helena Ashberry, the Network Program Sponsor for the GO Expansion Program at Metrolinx, explains that, by leveraging an existing network of over 400km of railway, the GO Expansion Program will unlock the potential of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GHTA) region.
Cynthia Garneau, President and Chief Executive Officer of VIA Rail Canada, details the ambition behind restoring the critical role of passenger rail in Canada.
CN’s approach to sustainability aligns with multiple international standards and, as a result, the company has been featured on Corporate Knights' 2021 Global 100 Index of the most sustainable corporations in the world.
BNSF, one of North America’s leading freight transportation companies, has announced its 2021 capital investment plan of $2.99 billion for projects that support the company’s growth and efficiency objectives.
The Canadian National Railway Company (CN) is to acquire 50 zero-emission trucks as part of its fleet of vehicles for intermodal use.
As a result of COVID-19 impacting passenger numbers, VIA Rail Canada has announced a number of temporary management and professional employees layoffs.
The Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has announced that its investments in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia will be focused on safety and capacity to strengthen the rail network, help reduce emissions, and support economic growth.