‘A total mess’: Railways ration space as congestion worsens, leaving commodity companies in the lurch

By Rod Nickel, Reuters, Financial Post; January 21, 2019 WINNIPEG — Canada’s two major railways are rationing space on trains…

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Return of train to Churchill, Manitoba raised spirits — but mayor says fuel, food costs remain high

By Bryce Hoye, Reporter, CBC News; January 18, 2019 It’s been well over a month since the first passenger trains…

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Canadian Transportation Agency to investigate possible freight rail problems in Vancouver

By The Canadian Press, CTV News; January 14, 2019 GATINEAU, Que. — The Canadian Transportation Agency will investigate possible problems…

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A former counsel of the chief rail U.S rail regulator wonders about its future mission

By John Kingston, Freight Waves; January 14, 2019 With precision railroading looming as the dominant operating strategy in the North…

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SmartTrack proceeding regardless of Metrolinx’s new ‘market driven’ approach to stations, Toronto mayor’s office says

By Ben Spurr, Transportation Reporter, The Toronto Star; January 11, 2019 Mayor John Tory’s office is offering assurances his SmartTrack…

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Video Interview: 2019 Railway Age Magazine Railroader of the Year – Jean-Jacques ‘JJ’ Ruest, Canadian National

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; January 11, 2019 CN President and CEO Jean-Jacques “JJ” Ruest, Railway Age’s…

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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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Transportation Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2019

By Yonah Freemark, The Transport Politic; January 8, 2019 Despite recent declines in transit ridership in the U.S., the construction…

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VIA Rail Canada expects decision on new Ontario-Quebec rail line this year

From CBC News; January 8, 2019 Transport Canada is expected to approve or deny Via Rail’s multi-billion-dollar proposal to flesh…

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