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CHTR News

Watch this page for updates on course offerings and news items of interest.  We try to provide a mix of general interest as well rail specific information.  Please free to suggest topics to be addressed.

Rail Trail

By | November 14th, 2016|Categories: Railroading|

The Okanagan Rail Trail is Rolling Along Okanagan Rail Trail website front page There are rare occasions where a defunct railway can leave a legacy behind in the way of a Park. In

Derail Use to Protect Employees

By | November 10th, 2016|Categories: Safety, Training|

IROR Rule 23 Derails Derail properly installed on rail Derails are used to protect employees and equipment while employees are loading/unloading equipment with dangerous goods. Rule 23.4 reads: “Derails must be left secured

Remembrance Day

By | November 8th, 2016|Categories: Safety|

Remembrance Day November 11th Veterans "Lest We Forget" Memorial and Canadian Flag, St. Catherines, Ontario - Source RCL On Friday November 11th we will be honoring our Veterans in Canada for their courageous

$55 Million for Rail Safety

By | October 17th, 2016|Categories: Safety|

$55 Million for Rail Safety at Public Railway Crossings Last week on October 12th Marc Garneau the Transport Minister made an announcement on a new commitment to railway safety across Canada.  The Federal Government is

The Skeena

By | October 12th, 2016|Categories: Railroading|

Jasper to Prince Rupert on the Skeena Jasper, Alberta For many of us a love of trains is one reason we are involved in the Industry. In Canada we are fortunate to have

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