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Rail Safety – Top of Mind

By |April 21st, 2017|Categories: Safety|

Next week is Railway Safety week in Canada and the US. We should all be familiar with Operation Lifesaver and their hard work at keeping the public and railway workers aware of the dangers around

Blair Irwin & Cariboo Rail

By |March 14th, 2017|Categories: Railroading|

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 Roundhouses

By |March 14th, 2017|Categories: Railroading|

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

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