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CARS Awards 2022 - Nominations Due Friday!

CARS Awards 2022 - Nominations Due Friday!

This year CARS will be presenting three (3) awards to our members during National Railway Day 2022: 2022 Safety Award 2022 Innovation Award 2022 Diversity Award To...

National Railway Day 2022

National Railway Day 2022

Mark Your Calendars! You're invited to... National Railway Day 2022, which will take place on November 1st & 2nd, 2022  at Hyatt Regency in Calgary,...

"CP: Red Locomotives, Green Mindset"

"CP: Red Locomotives, Green Mindset"

"As part of ongoing sustainability initiatives, Canadian Pacific has launched a web-based carbon emissions calculator and..." (Vantuono, 2022)      Click here for full...

"‘Rail Insights: Women in Rail’ Event Set for Nov. 10"

"‘Rail Insights: Women in Rail’ Event Set for Nov. 10"

"The Nov. 10 conference, presented virtually beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET, not only explores how they broke through the glass ceiling, but also recruiting and..." (Railway Age...

"UP, Shell to Partner on ‘Green’ Initiatives"

"UP, Shell to Partner on ‘Green’ Initiatives"

"Union Pacific (UP) and Shell have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will allow for the exploration and..." (Luczak, 2022)      Click here for full...

"Railway AC/AC Variable Frequency Drives"

"Railway AC/AC Variable Frequency Drives"

"Variable frequency drives (VFD) allow us to control and regulate the AC rotational motor speed and torque by varying motor input frequency and..." (Railway-News,...

"Talgo Looks to Decarbonisation and Digitalisation at InnoTrans 2022"

"Talgo Looks to Decarbonisation and Digitalisation at InnoTrans 2022"

"This is the platform chosen for Deutsche Bahn’s (DB) new long-distance ICE L train, with iterations already purchased by..." (Allan, 2022)      Click here for full...

"North America’s first hydrogen-powered train coming to SBCTA"

"North America’s first hydrogen-powered train coming to SBCTA"

"This week’s unveiling comes three years after SBCTA partnered with Stadler to design and build the first..." (Stadler, 2022)      Click here for full...

Current Rail/Transit Bids

Current Rail/Transit Bids

For current rail/transit bids, please click the link...

Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

In honour of National BRAVE Day, here is today's fearless fun fact!   Did you know that... “A 2017 report suggests that steps to decrease gender inequality in the...

CARS Helps Members Create & Promote Their Videos

CARS Helps Members Create & Promote Their Videos

Start your new year off with a new marketing video! Contact Manager of Member Relations and Events, Hayley Heaslip to have a video spotlight created about your...

National Railway Day 2022

National Railway Day 2022

Mark Your Calendars! You're invited to... National Railway Day 2022, which will take place on November 1st & 2nd, 2022  at Hyatt Regency in Calgary,...