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"Stainless Steel Fasteners: Advantages and Characteristics"

"Stainless Steel Fasteners: Advantages and Characteristics"

"The presence of chromium produces a thin, dense, uniform oxide layer that is very adherent to the surface and..." (Railway-News, 2022)      Click here for full article...

"Development Partner Selected for Toronto’s Scarborough Subway Extension"

"Development Partner Selected for Toronto’s Scarborough Subway Extension"

"This project will deliver the 7.8-kilometre Scarborough Subway Extension in two primary contracts: the SRS contract and the Advance Tunnel contract, which is currently...

"VIA Rail extending EcoRail pilot project"

"VIA Rail extending EcoRail pilot project"

"VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) is extending its pilot project, EcoRail, which tests the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in order to reduce the corporation’s fuel...

"City committee looks to silence train whistles at southwest Calgary rail crossing"

"City committee looks to silence train whistles at southwest Calgary rail crossing"

"Early morning train whistles in southwest Calgary have prompted city officials to explore a whistle cessation after..." (MacVicar, 2022)      Click here for full...

"Quebec gives a positive monthly report on La Fontaine tunnel project"

"Quebec gives a positive monthly report on La Fontaine tunnel project"

"At the Radisson and Longueuil metro stations, ridership increased by an average of 5.3 per cent and 4.5 per cent, respectively, during the four weeks of November compared...

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

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

Save the Date: National Railway Day 2023

Save the Date: National Railway Day 2023

Now that NRD22 has come to an end here in Calgary, so now it is time to look ahead! CARS  invites you to... National Railway Day 2023 November 7th 2023 Join us for...

Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

In honour of Antarctica Day, here is today's chilly fun fact!   Did you know that... "The Hector whaling station on Deception Island had a small, hand operated railway...

Current Rail/Transit Bids

Current Rail/Transit Bids

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

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...

"Here are the Ottawa LRT inquiry's key recommendations"

"Here are the Ottawa LRT inquiry's key recommendations"

"The Ottawa Light Rail Transit Inquiry makes 103 recommendations in the final report to fix the problems with the Confederation Line and..." (Pringle, 2022)      Click...