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"Rail supplier news from Wabtec, Keolis, RailState, Narstco and L&T (Dec. 7)"

"Rail supplier news from Wabtec, Keolis, RailState, Narstco and L&T (Dec. 7)"

"The scope of the package project involves design, supply, construction, testing and commissioning of the..." (Progressive Railroading, 2022)       Click here for full...

"Renewed hope for effort to save Carbonear locomotive from scrapyard"

"Renewed hope for effort to save Carbonear locomotive from scrapyard"

"When word got out that Carbonear town council had voted to discard one of the town's historic locomotives, Darrell Steele says he..." (CBC News, 2022)        Click...

"BNSF’s Katie Farmer Named Railway Age’s 2023 Railroader of the Year"

"BNSF’s Katie Farmer Named Railway Age’s 2023 Railroader of the Year"

"Katie Farmer was appointed BNSF President and CEO in January 2021. She has been with BNSF for more than 30 years, previously serving as Executive Vice President Operations...

"Tenders Called for Montréal’s Blue Line Metro Extension Project"

"Tenders Called for Montréal’s Blue Line Metro Extension Project"

"This large-scale project will create 5 new accessible metro stations and approximately 6 kilometres of ..." (May, 2022)        Click here for full article...

"Calgary takes aim at improving transit safety"

"Calgary takes aim at improving transit safety"

"Calgary is recruiting and training additional peace officers, piloting an ambassador program, increasing staff levels at Calgary Transit’s Operations Control Center...

"More transit funding coming to Guelph and Waterloo Region"

"More transit funding coming to Guelph and Waterloo Region"

"Premier Doug Ford made an announcement in Brampton on Wednesday committing $505 million in new funding for..." (Hashizume, 2022)        Click here for full...

"Railcar Cushioning Devices Included in Component Tracking Program"

"Railcar Cushioning Devices Included in Component Tracking Program"

"Directed by a rail industry committee to add these devices, Railinc said it developed a process and carried out..." (Luczak, 2022)      Click here for full...

"Certified: Wabtec’s Adaptive WSP Tech"

"Certified: Wabtec’s Adaptive WSP Tech"

"dditionally, Wabtec reported working with Eurailtest, an accredited lab, to test DistanceMaster Adaptive WSP in an operational environment using..." (Luczak,...

"Apply for funding under the Climate Change and Adaptation to Extreme Weather Infrastructure component of the Rail Safety Improvement Program"

"Apply for funding under the Climate Change and Adaptation to Extreme Weather Infrastructure component of the Rail Safety Improvement Program"

"The Climate Change and Adaptation to Extreme Weather Infrastructure component of the Rail Safety Improvement Program (RSIP) funds rail safety improvements that..."...

Save the Date: National Railway Day 2023 (Plus Look Back at NRD22!)

Save the Date: National Railway Day 2023 (Plus Look Back at NRD22!)

The CARS Team invites you to National Railway Day 2023, on November 7th, 2023, at the Fairmont Château Laurier, in Ottawa, Ontario! Join us for NRD2023 where you can...

Current Rail/Transit Bids

Current Rail/Transit Bids

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"Governments partner to prevent flooding along Retail Drive in Saint John"

"Governments partner to prevent flooding along Retail Drive in Saint John"

"Today, Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John—Rothesay, the Honourable Trevor Holder, Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour, and Her Worship...