Topic: Canada

Canada to help Ukraine reconstruct its railways

Canada will help Ukraine in restoring its railway infrastructure. This was agreed during a meeting on Wednesday 28 September between the respective ministries. The governments of Canada and Ukraine, together with Ukrainian Railways and RAC...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Rail freight Canada goes electric

North America, where diesel rules supreme, is about to see a shift in freight haulage hierarchy. One trans-continental carrier is about to break ranks, with a plan to ditch the diesel and bank on batteries....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

North American rail merger raises controversy

Interesting news arrives from the shores across the ocean and specifically North America. Two major rail operators, Canadian Pacific (CP), from Canada, and Kansas City Southern (KCS), from the US, have announced their intent to...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Lowered speed limit Canada may hamper oil industry

The decision by the Canadian federal government to lower the speed limit of freight trains carrying dangerous goods may have a significant impact on the oil industry. The order could potentially reduce the current crude-by-rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Freight train of Mexican railway operator Ferromex. Source: Ferromex

Rail agreement between Mexico and Canada

The Mexican and Canadian governments have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to exchange information on the railway industry and its regulation. The agreement is big step forward towards better integration of the rail freight...Read more
|1 comment|author: Jose Gutierrez