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FRA green-lights CBOSS PTC

The Federal Railroad Administration has given Caltrain the green light to proceed..... To view full article click

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Rail safety summit with Lisa Raitt, U.S. counterpart slated for Ottawa

Transport Minister Lisa Raitt is expected to host her U.S. counterpart in Ottawa next week to discuss rail safety... To view the full article please click

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Toronto RER plan moves forward

AN update on plans to establish regular-interval all-day services on commuter rail lines... To view the full article please click

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Freight traffic gets good December start

North American freight rail traffic notched gains over comparable 2013 levels... To view the full article please click

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PST hike of 0.5% proposed for Metro Vancouver transit referendum

Metro Vancouver residents could be asked to vote on a 0.5 per cent hike in B.C.'s Provincial Sales Tax to fund new transit projects... To view the full article please click...

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PM participates in pre-budget consultation

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today participated in a pre-budget consultation in Mississauga, Ontario... To view the full article please click

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Canadian Pacific recognized by CDP as a leader for climate change transparency

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX/NYSE: CP) has been recognized as a leader for the depth and quality of climate change data... To view the full article please click...

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The economics of oil prices: Crude hope, complicated reality

Stephen King, chief global economist at HSBC, says lower oil prices may be a sign of global demand weakness... To view the full article please click

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Job Creation, Lower Taxes and Free Trade - What Parliament Delivered This Year

Today, the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, the Honourable Peter Van Loan, and the Minister of Infrastructure... To view the full article please click

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Advocates release Ontario HSR study

A "previously unreleased" high speed rail pre-feasibility study was highlighted... To view the full article please click

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Third rail line to Quebec's north a necessity, says Schefferville

The administrator of Schefferville says despite what experts say, he believes the Plan Nord ... To view the full article please click

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GB Railfreight names Class 66 at Roberts Road

GB Railfreight and Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) celebrated the work undertaken... To view the full article please click