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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Canadian Pacific Railway investing in wheel crack detection safety technology

By Amanda Stephenson, Calgary Herald; March 13, 2019 Calgary-based Canadian Pacific Railway is investing in new technology to detect problems…

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Canadian National, Canadian Pacific Rail appealing federal transport minister’s order for use of handbrakes on stopped trains

By The Canadian Press, CTV News Vancouver; March 9, 2019 CALGARY – Canada’s two largest railways are appealing Transport Minister…

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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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Frustrated Canadian rail shippers look for other options

By Brian Cross, The Western Producer; February 28, 2019 Concerns about unreliable rail service haven’t disappeared since the passage of…

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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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Opinion from Vancouver: Passengers, tourism, must be considered in railroad discussions

By Steve Sammut, Vancouver Sun; February 14, 2019 With the May 2018 amendments to the Canada Transportation Act, the Canadian…

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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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Canadian Pacific Railway update on Field, British Columbia derailment

A press release from Canadian Pacific Railway; February 8, 2019: CALGARY, Feb. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP)…

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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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Canadian railroads re-write drug policies for workers in light of cannabis legalization

By Erik White, CBC News; February 1, 2019 As of Feb. 1, Go Train drivers in southern Ontario are forbidden…

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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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Opinion: The railroads still belong to Hunter Harrison — even now that he’s gone

By Howard Green, Financial Post; January 24, 2019 Anyone who can furnish a resume showing they worked under four-time railroad…

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‘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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Glenview, Illinois Trustees Add Additional $105,000 Toward Railroad Fight

By Tom Robb, Journal & Topics; January 16, 2019 Glenview village trustees appropriated an additional $105,000 at Tuesday’s (Jan. 15)…

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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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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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Transport Canada calls on railroads to revise work/rest rules

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; December 27, 2018 Canada’s Transport Minister Marc Garneau has ordered the nation’s railroads to revise their…

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Canadian Pacific rail workers ratify new 4-year labour agreement

By The Canadian Press, Bloomberg; December 28, 2018 CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says Unifor members have ratified a…

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