Rocky Mountaineer expands capacity with new luxury rail cars

A press release from Rocky Mountaineer; April 15, 2019: Seven glass-dome cars to join the fleet in 2019 season VANCOUVER,…

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Canada: Alberta’s plan to lease rail cars to move stuck crude expected to reap $2.2 billion in profit

By Lisa Stevens, Dover Daily News; April 5, 2019 Alberta is preparing a giant crude-by-rail operation to help its oilsands…

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Governor asks Trump for permit needed to connect Alaska railroad to Canada, Lower 48

By Alex DeMarban, Anchorage Daily News; March 31, 2019 Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy is asking President Donald Trump to grant…

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The joy of seeing Canada by train

By Valerie Stimac, San Francisco Chronicle; March 29, 2019 The grumpy gentleman across the aisle decided he’d rather make this…

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Spring is here and the bears are out in Banff National Park — including the one they call The Boss

By The Canadian Press, National Post; March 26, 2019 BANFF, Alta. — The bears are out and about in Banff…

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Back on the track: new life for Alberta rail hopper cars

By Jeremy Simes, The Western Producer; March 14, 2019 Some of Alberta’s emblematic rail cars are getting a new life,…

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Alberta: Province considering results of Calgary-Banff mass transit study

By Cathy Ellis, Rocky Mountain Outlook; March 7, 2019 BANFF – The provincial government seems open to the idea of…

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Conservation groups raise concerns about rail link between Banff and Calgary, Alberta

By Rosa Saba, Star Calgary, The Star; March 4, 2019 CALGARY—Alberta wildlife and conservation groups are raising concerns about the…

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Spilled grain from Banff Canadian Pacific freight train derailment could be a problem for bears: Parks Canada

By The Canadian Press And Amanda Stephenson, Calgary Herald; March 1, 2019 Spilled grain from a freight train derailment could…

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Alberta: Calgary to Banff passenger rail service ‘feasible’, new report says, but carries $660M price tag

By Amanda Stephenson, Calgary Herald; February 27, 2019 A passenger rail link between Calgary and Banff National Park is “feasible,”…

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‘We didn’t like it at all’: CP Rail CEO objects to oil production curtailments

By Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian Press, CBC News; February 21, 2019 The head of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. has voiced…

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Province of Alberta scales back crude-by-rail plan, will lease 4,400 cars

By Dustin Cook, Edmonton Journal; February 19, 2019 The Alberta government will lease 4,400 rail cars to move oil out…

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Canadian transport minister orders all trains to use hand brakes after fatal derailment

By Brennan Doherty, The Star Calgary; February 8, 2019 CALGARY—Days after a Canadian Pacific Railway train began sliding down a…

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Teamsters Canada Applauds Order to Use Train Handbrakes on Mountain Slopes

A press release from Teamsters Canada; February 8, 2019: Calgary, Feb. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Teamsters are applauding Transport…

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‘A major challenge:’ Railway in British Columbia derailment details harsh weather challenges

By Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press, CTV News; February 8, 2019 CALGARY — A report by the railway company involved…

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British Columbia: Doomed Canadian Pacific freight train had speed control problems hours before derailment, says railway source

By Bill Kaufmann, Calgary Herald; February 6, 2019 The freight train involved in a fatal derailment was flagged for speed…

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Canadian Transportation Safety Board says Canadian Pacific freight train began to move on its own, derailing 99 cars and killing three crew

By The Canadian Press, Edmonton Journal; February 5, 2019 CALGARY — Investigators say a Canadian Pacific freight train was parked…

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3 Canadian Pacific Railway employees killed in train derailment near Field, British Columbia

By Melissa Gilligan and Karen Bartko, Global News; February 4, 2019 Three Canadian Pacific Railway employees were killed after their…

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Canadian Pacific reports record fourth-quarter; sustainable, profitable growth continues into 2019

A press release from Canadian Pacific Railway; January 23, 2019: CALGARY, Jan. 23, 2019 /CNW/ – Canadian Pacific Railway Limited…

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Riding Canada’s Skeena train: from Jasper to the Pacific

By Monisha Rajesh, The Guardian; January 23, 2019 Inhaling the sharp scent of fresh pine, I lean over the half-open…

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Parks Canada responds to grain spills on Canadian Pacific Railway line

By Cathy Ellis, Rocky Mountain Outlook; January 10, 2019 BANFF – Parks Canada has responded to three significant grain spills…

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Calgary, Alberta: Video showing people climbing Canadian Pacific train forces calls for change

By Zach Laing, Calgary Sun; November 16, 2018 A shocking video posted to Twitter in early November showing pedestrians climbing…

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Canadian Pacific, Precision Scheduled Railroading and the post-Hunter Harrison era — analysis by Tony Hatch

By Tony Hatch, Progressive Railroading Magazine; November 2018 On Oct. 4, Canadian Pacific held its first Investor Day in the…

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Alberta: Uncontrolled 80-car Canadian Pacific train rolls a quarter kilometre through Calgary’s inner city

From CBC News; November 8, 2018 The Transportation Safety Board is investigating after a 1.5-kilometre-long freight train rolled away uncontrolled…

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Alberta municipalities eye mass transit options for Calgary-to-Banff corridor

By Evan Radford, StarMetro Calgary, The Star; October 2, 2018 CALGARY—Calgarians heading out to Banff might have another way of…

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