CHTRS is a recognized industry training leader in serving customers that perform in-plant switching of rail cars at grain elevators, mines, refineries, and transloading/manufacturing facilities across Canada. CHTRS is also a valued training and employee development partner of short line railways.
Uniquely, CHTRS has access for practical training purposes to two active short line railway operations in western Canada. This allows CHTRS to provide its clients with an off-site training experience that features live rail operations, modern equipment used on a daily basis in the railway industry, and qualified instructors who ensure the safety of all participating.
The CHTRS has an intimate knowledge of both Provincial and Federal railway regulations. In Alberta, The CHTRS led the initiative to develop regulations specifically for industrial railways that address their operating characteristics. The CHTRS has also been active in the development of new Federal Safety Management Systems designed to meet regulatory requirements of “Local Railways.”