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Current Rail/Transit Bids

Current Rail/Transit Bids

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Speaker Series: NRC IRAP Funding Available to Canadian Businesses

Speaker Series: NRC IRAP Funding Available to Canadian Businesses

National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) mission is to accelerate the growth of small and medium-sized Canadian businesses by...

Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

In honour of National Strawberry Day this weekend, here is today's berry good fun fact for you!  Did you know that... "Strawberries Are Grown in Every Single U.S. State...

Weekly Members Spotlight

Weekly Members Spotlight

Each week CARS is shining a spotlight on our amazing members! This week CARS directed the spotlight on Cando Rail Services Ltd. and Davanac Inc. ------- Take a moment to...

The InsideTrack Recap

The InsideTrack Recap

Each week tune into The InsideTrack Recap for a review of some of the articles you might have missed in this week's issues of the InsideTrack.  InsideTrack Recap - Feb 26,...

CARS Scholarship Applications are now open for 2021-2022!

CARS Scholarship Applications are now open for 2021-2022!

Did you know that members and their immediate family who are looking to pursue or continue education in rail may qualify for one of two scholarships offered by...

TODAY - Speaker Series: Dominique Malenfant, CITO at CN

TODAY - Speaker Series: Dominique Malenfant, CITO at CN

With health and safety in mind during this pandemic, CARS will not be hosting our annual CARS/CN Breakfast this February. That is why CARS is thrilled to announce...

"LEGO Ideas Via Rail Canada – The Canadian Achieves 10,000 Supporters"

"LEGO Ideas Via Rail Canada – The Canadian Achieves 10,000 Supporters"

"The 2,312 build is based on the train that runs from Toronto to Vancouver and it consists of a Via Rail EMD F40PH-2D Locomotive, a baggage car, Chateau sleeper car, and..."...

"OCTA, Metrolink seek input on Dana Point rail improvements"

"OCTA, Metrolink seek input on Dana Point rail improvements"

"The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and Metrolink have invited the public to learn more about a..." (Progressive Railroading, 2021) Click here for full...

"SkyTrain expansion to Langley remains 'key' priority for B.C. government"

"SkyTrain expansion to Langley remains 'key' priority for B.C. government"

"The planned 16-kilometre route would run from King George Station along Fraser Highway to 203 Street in..." (Brunoro, 2021) Click here for full article...

"For Canada, Updated Winter Hazmat Transport Rules"

"For Canada, Updated Winter Hazmat Transport Rules"

"The changes are the result of Ministerial Orders that were implemented in 2020 to address risk factors for..." (Luczak, 2021) Click here for full article...

"For Wabtec, ‘Positive Momentum’ Going Into 2021"

"For Wabtec, ‘Positive Momentum’ Going Into 2021"

"For the full year, the company said it had cash from operations of $784 million, including about $220 million in one-time cost impacts..." (Luczak, 2021) Click here for...