TRANSCAER® In the News

SAFE TRANSPORT: RAIL INDUSTRY REDOUBLES COMMUNITY DANGEROUS GOODS SAFETY OUTREACH

January 15 2014

Within hours of July's tragic derailment in Lac-Mégantic, Qc., members of the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) Dangerous Goods (DG) team were on site to assist emergency personnel, first-responder crews and civil authorities. For 14 days, they were part of the incident command structure,...

Source: http://www.canadianchemistry.ca/library/magazine/Catalyst_-_Winter_2013.PDF#page=15

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MOVING DANGEROUS GOODS SAFELY

January 13 2014

As debate swirls around the safest way to transport Canada's energy products, the rail industry is standing firmly behind its safety record and says it is striving for further improvements. 

Source: http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/RACQ/RACQ0114/index.php#/36

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First responders learn about the basics of train cars

August 26 2013

Since Saturday, members of seven local fire departments, businesses, RCMP and city officials have participated in a Transportation Community Awareness Emergency Response (TransCAER) training workshop at the Red Deer Fire Training Centre.

For many responders, it was the only time they would be on...

Source: http://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/First_responders_learn_about_the_basics_of_train_cars_221262671.html

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WHAT’S ON THE TRAIN? NO ONE KNOWS

August 20 2013

MONTREAL — There’s no way of knowing exactly what’s moving across Montreal’s network of train tracks at a given moment.

Source: http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/What+train+knows/8789654/story.html

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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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