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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 - Oct...

Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

In honour of National Cheese Curd Day, here is today's heartfelt fact!  Did you know that... "About 10 pounds of milk are required to produce 1 pound of curds." (Higgins,...

Weekly Member Spotlight

Weekly Member Spotlight

Each week CARS is shining a spotlight on our amazing members! This week CARS directed the spotlight on Allied Track Services, Alstom Transport Canada Inc., and Amsted...

Current Rail/Transit Bids

Current Rail/Transit Bids

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

National Railway Day 2021: Only 18 Days Away!

National Railway Day 2021: Only 18 Days Away!

Time is running out! Be sure to secure your ticket to our most anticipated event of the year! For full event details and to purchase your tickets please...

"AAR: North American Rail Volume Up 7.6% Through 40 Weeks"

"AAR: North American Rail Volume Up 7.6% Through 40 Weeks"

"For the week ending Oct. 9, 2021, total U.S. weekly rail traffic came in at 506,642 carloads and intermodal units, down..." (Luczak, 2021) Click here for full article...

"CN: Plan unveiled for new train station to spur development in Windsor Locks"

"CN: Plan unveiled for new train station to spur development in Windsor Locks"

"With the whistles of a passing train in the background Friday afternoon, local and state officials unveiled plans for..." (Frazer, 2021) Click here for full...

"Toronto gets first look at what it will be like to ride Eglinton Crosstown LRT"

"Toronto gets first look at what it will be like to ride Eglinton Crosstown LRT"

"Construction on the 19 kilometre project began a decade ago, in 2011. This month teams are testing trains..." (Macdonell, 2021) Click here for full article...

"Ottawa transit riders will get free service in December (if the LRT is running)"

"Ottawa transit riders will get free service in December (if the LRT is running)"

"Mayor Jim Watson first announced his plan to propose free ridership in December on the CTV News at Six on Sept. 21, following the..." (Raymond, 2021) Click here for full...

National Railway Day 2021: Only 19 Days Away!

National Railway Day 2021: Only 19 Days Away!

Time is running out! Be sure to secure your ticket to our most anticipated event of the year! For full event details and to purchase your tickets please...

Current Rail/Transit Bids

Current Rail/Transit Bids

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

National Railway Day 2021: Only 21 Days Away!

National Railway Day 2021: Only 21 Days Away!

Time is running out! Be sure to secure your ticket to our most anticipated event of the year! For full event details and to purchase your tickets please...