CN Rail to challenge CTA determination that it breached service obligations
Transportation regulator says the country’s largest railway breached its obligations by announcing its intention to impose embargoes on wood pulp shipments last September.
$28.5B transit plan to happen with or without feds, Toronto: Ford
Morneau not committing, criticizing the province for dragging its feet when it comes to allocating federal infrastructure money.
Alberta NDP’s Notley promises $1.4B to expand network of roads for heavy loads
Re-elected NDP government would work to increase the network to cover 10,000 kilometres over the next six years.
Davie, rivals square off over multibillion dollar shipbuilding plan
Quebec shipbuilder wants in on $35 billion worth of new vessels for the navy and coast guard.
Safety board investigates collision of two ships in Vancouver Harbour
Collision occurred just after midnight on Sunday morning
Garneau says he would board a Boeing 737 despite crash
Transportation minister responds to Air Canada Pilots call for proactive action to ensure the “safety of the Canadian travelling public.”
Labour code issues flagged after fatal Canadian Pacific accident in Calgary
Transport Minister Marc Garneau has since ordered the use of handbrakes on all trains stopped on mountain slopes.
CP Rail CEO objects to oil production curtailments
Keith Creel told a US audience governments stepping in isn’t healthy in a commercial space.
Cenovus Energy vows to build crude by rail capacity
Company is confident Alberta will encourage its as an alternative to delayed new export pipelines.
FedEx Logistics establishing new HQ in downtown Memphis
Memphis-based FedEx Corp. is the city’s largest private employer.
Blocked Siemens and Alstom merger a win for Bombardier: analysts [UPDATED]
Deal could reduce competition in the signaling and high-speed train markets.
Metrolinx to slap Bombardier with penalties over late LRT car delivery
LRT manufacturer three cars short of the first of 76 to be delivered by Feb. 1.
Bombardier resumes rail car deliveries to NYC after problems
Deliveries suspended, citing software issues and past problems with springs between the cars and doors weeping oil.
Chefs and truck drivers beware: AI is coming for your jobs
Changes will disproportionately affect younger workers who dominate food services and other industries at highest risk for automation.
Agency to investigate possible freight rail problems in Vancouver
The Forests Products Association of Canada said rail delays last year cost the forest sector over $500 million.
Bombardier signs US$669M rail car deal with N.J., but no work north of border
Buy American rules are prompting Bombardier’s plant in Plattsburgh, N.Y., to build the multi-level cars, rather than its facility in Quebec.
CN and CP well poised for 2019 trade headwinds: analysts
Crude-by-rail exports have spiked over the past year amidst a pipeline shortage and a big discount on Western Canadian Select oil.
Tesla cuts prices as 4Q deliveries miss analysts’ estimates
Automaker is cutting prices by $2,000 to offset the phase-out of federal electric vehicle tax credits.
Montreal longshoremen vote for strike mandate
Roughly 1,100 longshoremen at Canada’s second largest port are looking to improve working conditions.
BRP by design: R&D fuels its winning recreational vehicles
There are growing markets to be tapped in Mexico, Brazil and China.
Via Rail places $989M train order with Siemens for key rail corridor
No Canadian content requirement; the German firm will build the trains at its North American headquarters in California.
Fuel a factor in salvage of sabotaged coast guard ship in N.S. fishing village [UPDATED]
The vessel was discovered on its side in the water Saturday morning.
New Flyer moves jobs to Kentucky to meet increasing US content rules
Bus maker is transferring some of the high-dollar electrical components currently made in Winnipeg.
New order for Bombardier-Alstom metro cars in Montreal
…but won’t save at least 100 workers from layoffs at the La Pocatiere plant.
Trudeau in Churchill as town celebrates rail line repairs
Flooding in the spring of 2017 damaged the tracks and severed the only land link to the town.
Manitoba wary of federal offer to help fund replacement for Greyhound buses
Greyhound announced in July that it would end service on all but one of its routes in western Canada.
Bombardier Transportation replaces president of Americas amid project delays
Elliot Sander will also oversee all sales and business development activities in the region.
CBSA, Montreal port tests blockchain to tug shipping into digital age
But data sharing depends on co-operation among competitors and security remains an open question.
Construction on Gordie Howe International Bridge officially underway: Trudeau
$5.7 billion Windsor-Detroit span will be operational by late 2024.
Federal government accelerates phase out of rupture prone rail tankers
Ottawa taking steps to phase out certain types of tank cars following the deadly train derailment and explosions in Lac-Megantic, Que.
Uber rolls out safety features for drivers, passengers
Moves are an attempt to repair Uber’s reputation after a wave of major scandals and bad press.
New California bridge gets sensors to gather earthquake data
About 75 seismic sensors will measure forces imparted on the span.