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Greenbrier lauds NTSB on tank car safety focus

Greenbrier lauds NTSB on tank car safety focus

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. announced its support for the National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015... To view the full article please click here.

New Mayors Remain United On Two-Way All-Day GO Right Down The Line

New Mayors Remain United On Two-Way All-Day GO Right Down The Line

The faces may be new but the commitment to two-way all-day GO train service remains the same... To view the full article please click here.

The Caisse's first two mass transit projects in brief

The Caisse's first two mass transit projects in brief

With more than 16,000 daily riders, the Vaudreuil-Hudson train line is limited as to how much it can improve service... To view the full article please click here.

L.B. Foster Vancouver, BC Facility Receives IndustryWeek 2014 Best Plants Recognition

L.B. Foster Vancouver, BC Facility Receives IndustryWeek 2014 Best Plants Recognition

Pittsburgh, PA-based L.B. Foster Company FSTR, +1.85% announced today that its Rail Technologies plant in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada... To view the full article...

Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area needs one regional transit authority

Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area needs one regional transit authority

When it comes to fighting gridlock many major North American urban regions have a key advantage over the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA)... To view the full article...

Proposed settlement of $200 million reached in Quebec rail explosion

Proposed settlement of $200 million reached in Quebec rail explosion

A proposed partial settlement of nearly $200 million has been reached in the 2013 Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, train derailment... To view the full article please click here.

Quebec to announce deal with Caisse de dépôt

Quebec to announce deal with Caisse de dépôt

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard ​and its pension fund manager are set to announce a new agreement this morning involving infrastructure in the province... To view the...

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan Applauds the Entry into Force of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan Applauds the Entry into Force of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (CCCJ) today congratulates the governments of Canada and South Korea... To view the full article please click here.  

Business optimism still high in Canada despite low oil prices

Business optimism still high in Canada despite low oil prices

While plummeting oil prices have darkened the confidence of firms linked to the energy sector, the Bank of Canada said Canadian businesses... To view the full article please...

Mystery rail firm enters negotiations to operate ACR

Mystery rail firm enters negotiations to operate ACR

Stakeholders vying to retain the Algoma Central Railway passenger service between Sault Ste. Marie and Hearst... To view the full article please click here.

Building on a breakthrough year in Canada-China relations

Building on a breakthrough year in Canada-China relations

As the world enters into the new year, we look back at 2014 when the booming China-Canada relations... To view the full article please click here.  

BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 System Wins GOOD DESIGN Award

BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 System Wins GOOD DESIGN Award

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has won a GOOD DESIGN™ Award for its BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 system... To view the full article please click here.