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.
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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.
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.
Freight transportation specialist, Canadian Pacific, is keen to support the adoption of blockchain technology across the supply chain.
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.
The maintenance programme includes the installation of more than 5,000 railroad ties and work on bridges, culverts, signal systems and other track infrastructure.
Recent investments in locomotives, capacity, infrastructure and train crews are supporting the safe and efficient movement of goods across Canada.