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Rail Operations Live 2017 Training in Ottawa

CHTRS is once again delivering courses in our nation’s capital as part of the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) efforts to deliver education and training to individuals who are new to the industry or involved in some capacity with the railway industry. "We’ve been delivering Rail Ops Live together with the RAC and Industry Representatives for 8 years

By | 2017-06-21T11:29:46+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Training|

Blair Irwin & Cariboo Rail

Interview with Blair Irwin, President of Cariboo Rail We recently had a conversation with Blair Irwin, President of Cariboo Central Railroad Contracting. Cariboo Rail was incorporated in 2003 on the principals of qualify, safety and good honest hard work. Here are some comments from our talk. When did you get started in the Railroad business?

By | 2017-06-21T11:29:46+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Railroading|

Alberta Roundhouses

Alberta Heritage Railway Roundhouses A “Roundhouse” is a term used to describe a steam-era locomotive servicing facility - built in a semi-circular form – that featured a common lead and turntable to allow access to the individual “stalls” where locomotives were serviced and repaired. Constructed at important terminals and switching yards, many of the roundhouses

By | 2017-06-21T11:29:46+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Railroading|