News Manufacturing General
August 28, 2020  

National Steel snares contract to build 1,150 CN Rail grain cars

Railway operator says the deal brings to $1 billion the amount it plans to invest in Ontario.

News Government Oil & Gas Transportation General
September 19, 2018  

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.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
October 26, 2016  

Two dead in Virginia rail car plant shooting

Getachew Fekede, 53, was fired by the manufacturer in March after he stopped showing up for work.

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June 19, 2015  

National Steel Car to build 700 potash railcars

The $70 million Canpotex deal for the custom-built units will optimize the shipping tonnage.

News Government Manufacturing Transportation General Operations
March 18, 2015  

New oil tank car standards should come sooner: TSB

New standards would require the cars to have a layer of thermal protection and thicker steel walls.

News Government Oil & Gas Transportation General Operations Production
March 13, 2015  

Shippers have until 2025 to upgrade rail cars

New transportation regulations build on standards voluntarily adopted by the industry in 2011.

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January 28, 2014  

400 temporary layoffs avoided at Regina Evraz plant

Rescinded layoff notices were issue during an overstock due to backlogs on exports by rail.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
November 23, 2012  

Bombardier braces for strike at Quebec railcar plant

Workers reject what the company calls a “generous” offer.

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July 5, 2012  

Bombardier Rail signs technology agreement in China

Transportation giant will provide its FLEXITY platform tram technology to rail car subsidiary in China.

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June 26, 2012  

Bombardier rail cars headed to California in deal worth $274 million

San Francisco rapid transit exercises option on earlier contract, bringing total value to $921 million for 410 rail cars.

News Production
July 20, 2011  

Chicago adds $331M to Bombardier rail car order

The Chicago Transit Authority has issued a US$331 million order for an additional 300 5000-Series rapid transit cars from Bombardier Transportation’s North American operation.