Ahead of the arrival of its new fleet of trains expected in 2022, VIA Rail Canada has issued Requests for Qualifications to modernise its Montréal and Toronto maintenance centres.
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The Rail Trends report proved that the Canadian railways are now fully recovered from the great global recession of 2008-09.
VIA Rail Canada has reported an increase in ridership and in passenger revenues for the third quarter of 2019, compared to the same period in 2018.
The transaction agreement between Canadian Pacific and Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors is expected to close by the end of 2019.
Steve Predmore will succeed Ken Hylander in the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Safety Officer for Amtrak in November 2019.
Women Inspiring Rail: Q&A with Tanis Peterson, Senior Director of Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Railway Association of Canada (RAC)
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Tanis Peterson, Senior Director of Operations and Regulatory Affairs at the Railway Association of Canada (RAC), talks about her fascination with the application of new technologies in the railway industry and how she hopes more females will recognise rail as an exciting career…
Freight transportation specialist, Canadian Pacific, is keen to support the adoption of blockchain technology across the supply chain.
For the latest instalment of Global Railway Review’s Women Inspiring Rail series, Sylvia Newell, President of the Canadian Association of Railway Suppliers (CARS) explains how being the minority within the rail sector fuels the fire within her to succeed in a male dominated industry.
The Government of Canada and Canada Infrastructure Bank have announced funding to take the next steps in exploring a modernised passenger rail system with a dedicated track along Canada’s most densely populated region and busiest transportation corridor.
Canada Infrastructure Bank, Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx are set to partner to invest nearly £2 billion into the GO Transit expansion.
In a bid to improve the railway safety across Canada, the Government has released plans to improve employee safety with a proposed Locomotive Voice and Video Recorder regulation.
Sarah Mayes, National Director of Operation Lifesaver Canada (OL Canada) explains the launch of its new driver-training programme, expanding its successful testimonial campaign and how it is fostering new law enforcement partnerships during 2019.
The maintenance programme includes the installation of more than 5,000 railroad ties and work on bridges, culverts, signal systems and other track infrastructure.