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Railways

Supplementary Award For The Handling of Unassigned Pool and Spareboard Employees


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9 November 2016 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


Award For The Handling Of Unassigned Pool And Spareboards


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9 November 2016 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


Process To Fill Annual Vacation Vacancies


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9 November 2016 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


Remote Control Locomotive Systems Award


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9 November 2016 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


Locomotive Voice and Video Recorders: a Sword of Damocles


Ottawa, September 20, 2016 – Officers of the Teamsters Union have reacted strongly to some of the conclusions revealed yesterday by the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) with respect to locomotive voice and video recorders. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) … Continue reading

4 October 2016 | Posted in Railways, Transport Canada, TSB | Leave a comment


Quebec: Pension fund turns passenger rail operator


Written by  David Thomas, Contributing Editor –  Railway Age Proposing a radical new business model, Quebec’s huge public pension fund announced April 22, 2016 that it will directly undertake construction and continuing operation of a 67-km (41.5-mile), double-tracked, electrified and … Continue reading

27 April 2016 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


Little progress on rail safety in wake of Lac Mégantic


Are Canada’s rail-safety regulators in the pocket of a regulation-averse industry? Paul Chiasson / THE CANADIAN PRESS Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil, after a derailment in LacMegantic, Que., July 6, 2013. By: Bruce Campbell – … Continue reading

14 April 2016 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


Canadian Pacific Drops Efforts to Merge With Norfolk Southern


By Jacquie McNish and Laura Stevens – The Wall Street Journal CP says it sees ‘no clear path to a friendly merger’ Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. abandoned its nearly $30 billion pursuit of Norfolk Southern Corp. on Monday after it … Continue reading

11 April 2016 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


U.S. military: CP, Norfolk Southern merger could affect defense


By Nick Carey CHICAGO (Reuters) – The U.S. military on Thursday raised concerns with a federal rail regulator over the voting trust Canadian Pacific CP.TO has proposed as part of its takeover bid for Norfolk Southern NSC.N and said the … Continue reading

8 April 2016 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


Rail, ports in Canada’s West need cash injections


Ross Marowits – MONTREAL — The Canadian Press Big investments in both rail and marine infrastructure will be required to accommodate an acceleration in commodities shipments, particularly oil, over the next decade, says the Conference Board of Canada. In a report released … Continue reading

8 April 2016 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment