TRANSCAER® In the News

CN ASSURES COMMUNITIES THAT RAIL SAFETY IS ON TRACK

August 14 2013

NORTHUMBERLAND — In the wake of the derailment of the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic train in Lac-Megantic, Quebec last month, CN has been reaching out to communities to assure them rail transport is "handled with a high level of safety" and local first responders are informed about the types of...

Source: http://www.northumberlandtoday.com/2013/08/14/cn-assures-communities-that-rail-safety-is-on-track

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CN SAYS CANADIAN GOVERNMENT’S NEW TRAIN SECUREMENT RULES WILL ENHANCE RAIL INDUSTRY SAFETY

July 23 2013

MONTREAL— Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN, said Transport Canada’s Section 33 Directive issued today under the Railway Safety Act will enhance the effectiveness of train securement procedures and safety across the Canadian rail industry.

Source: http://www.cn.ca/en/news/2013/07/cn-says-canadian-governments-new-train-securement-rules-will-enhance-rail-industry-safety

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CN EARNS 2012 TRANSCAER® NATIONAL AWARD FOR TRANSPORTATION EMERGENCY RESPONSE TRAINING

April 17 2013

MONTREAL— CN has earned a 2012 National Achievement Award from Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response (TRANSCAER®) in recognition of its ongoing work to help communities understand the movement of hazardous materials and what is required in the event of transportation incidents. ...

Source: http://www.cn.ca/en/news/2013/04/cn-earns-2012-transcaer-national-award

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RAILROADS A PRESENCE AMONG TRANSCAER AWARD WINNERS

April 05 2013

Transcaer® (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response), a voluntary national outreach organization, on Thursday announced the recipients of its 2012 National Awards Recognition Program. Several railroads were among the award winners.

Source: http://www.railwayage.com/index.php/safety/railroads-a-presence-among-transcaer-award-winners.html?channel

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Emergency railway training

February 26 2013

TILLSONBURG - Railway emergencies are rare in Tillsonburg, but it always helps to be prepared.

“I don’t think Trillium or Ontario Southland have had anything major, that I’m aware of,” said Jeff Smith, Fire Chief for Tillsonburg Fire and Rescue Services, noting the two local rail operators....

Source: http://www.tillsonburgnews.com/2013/02/26/emergency-railway-training

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RAIL CAR INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TRAINING FOR CRANBROOK FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES

September 21 2012

Members of Cranbrook Fire & Emergency Services, along with over 30 members from regional fire departments and other agencies participated recently in emergency rail car incident management training. BC TransCaer, CP Rail, Quantum Murray Emergency Response and Dow Chemical along with the Cranbrook...

Source: http://www.e-know.ca/news/rail-car-incident-management-training-for-cranbrook-fire-and-emergency-services/

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