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.
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.
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.
National Steel Car to build 700 potash railcars
The $70 million Canpotex deal for the custom-built units will optimize the shipping tonnage.
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.
Shippers have until 2025 to upgrade rail cars
New transportation regulations build on standards voluntarily adopted by the industry in 2011.
400 temporary layoffs avoided at Regina Evraz plant
Rescinded layoff notices were issue during an overstock due to backlogs on exports by rail.
Bombardier braces for strike at Quebec railcar plant
Workers reject what the company calls a “generous” offer.
Bombardier Rail signs technology agreement in China
Transportation giant will provide its FLEXITY platform tram technology to rail car subsidiary in China.
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.
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.