rail safety

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Irving Oil has been ordered to pay $4 million after pleading guilty to 34 counts stemming from the investigation
The shadow of Lac-Megantic still hangs over the rail industry.
The railway that operates the track running through Lac-Megantic has threatened to sue a university lecturer who inspected
The long-awaited schedule was made public Friday at a news conference by Canadian Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and U.S. Transportation
OTTAWA - The latest set of rail safety measures announced in the wake of the deadly Lac Megantic derailment of 2013 do not
On Sunday I drove through the village of Nantes, 11 kilometres to the northwest of Lac-Mégantic. This is where the fateful train began its out-of-control journey, a massive weapon rolling inexorably towards the heart of a community. I could see very clearly how the rail bed sloped downwards on its way out of Nantes, allowing the train in question to build up speed from the simple effect of gravity. How could this have been allowed to happen? To put it bluntly: it was a failure to take the proper safety measures to prevent the train from ever moving by itself. It was also a failure to understand the explosive nature of the crude oil being carried by the train.
MONTREAL - An expert who examined the devastating train derailment in Lac-Megantic says no plans and equipment are in place
CALGARY - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. CEO Hunter Harrison says the "almighty dollar" is holding up badly needed changes
Transport Canada refuses to discuss why it grants exemptions to freight rail companies on issues such as brake inspections
OTTAWA - The federal government is proposing new safety regulations for level railway crossings. The proposed rules will