Canada

THE board of Canadian National Railway (CN) has appointed Mr Jean-Jacques Ruest as president and CEO, effective immediately, and has also appointed him to the board of directors.
Surging demand and a harsh winter have combined to create a cocktail of operational problems for Canadian National, with significant impacts on performance. Keith Barrow examines how the railway is…
CANADIAN National (CN) and Vossloh have signed a multi-annual framework contract for the supply of turnouts, following on from a similar agreement for concrete sleepers, which was signed in April.
CANADIAN Pacific (CP) has awarded Progress Rail a contract to rebuild 30 EMD SD90MAC six-axle diesel locomotives to SD70ACU specification.
CANADA’s national passenger rail operator Via Rail announced on June 18 that Bombardier Transportation Canada, Siemens Canada, Stadler US and Talgo have been shortlisted to participate in the Request for…
THE city of Gatineau, Quebec, has unveiled proposals for a 26km light rail network which, according to its promoters, will help encourage movement of the population in the west of…
GE Transportation has completed the first of 200 Evolution series diesel-electric locomotives, which it is building at its plant in Fort Worth, Texas, for Canadian National Railway (CN).
GENESEE & Wyoming Canada has announced that its Huron Central Railway (HCRY) subsidiary will cease operating by the end of the year, citing a lack of funding from the province…
THE Canadian government has committed $C 1.53bn ($1.19bn) in funding for stage one of Calgary's Green Line light rail project, the largest infrastructure investment made by the federal government in…
THE Canadian government confirmed on May 11 that it will provide $C 62.4m ($US 50.2m) towards the construction of a 12.8km cut-off which will enable freight trains to bypass the…
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