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This month features Railway Safety Week across Canada and the USA. Canadian Heartland Training Railway and their partners are advocates of safe railroading and work effortlessly to ensure their training and rail services are focused
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
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
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
Safety for an organization begins with a commitment to creating a Safety Culture at every level of the organization. Last year we had the pleasure of hearing from Fred Shusterich, President of Midwest Energy Resources,