The changes approved by Transport Canada concern train speed, colder weather operations and further strengthening track maintenance and inspection practices.
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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.
A new tool is available to help Canadian drivers stay safe on the roads around level crossings, thanks to a partnership between Waze and Operation Lifesaver Canada.
Three Ministerial Orders issued by the Canadian Minister of Transport will work to improve rail safety and reduce derailments of key trains and higher-risk key trains.
The beginning of 2020 has seen some positive results, as Operation Lifesaver reports a decrease in Canadian railway crossing injuries year-on-year.
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.
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.