Crude by rail exports rose to a record 269,829 bpd in September: NEB
Price discounts are costing the Canadian economy as much as $80 million per day.
New order for Bombardier-Alstom metro cars in Montreal
…but won’t save at least 100 workers from layoffs at the La Pocatiere plant.
Bombardier Transportation replaces president of Americas amid project delays
Elliot Sander will also oversee all sales and business development activities in the region.
Notley proposes Ottawa get into the crude by rail business
Can be a stop-gap measure to help narrow the price discount.
TTC says 67 of its Bombardier streetcars will be sent back for repairs
Repairs will be made in Quebec, Bombardier covering the cost; completed by 2022.
Volunteers work to save vintage train simulator in Berlin
Early virtual reality experience to simulate unexpected emergencies of historical importance.
After 55 years, chairman Beaudoin bids adieu to Bombardier
Successfully transformed Bombardier into a significant Canadian global company.
CN Rail to purchase 250 lumber cars from Hamilton manufacturer
Deliveries from National Steel Car are expected to begin in September.
Fertilizer giant Nutrien to lay off up to 1,300 in Saskatchewan
Temporary action related to rail transportation backlogs, a possible Canadian Pacific Railway strike and growing inventory.
The high cost of pipeline obstructionism
A lack of capacity to cheaply transport crude is costing Canada billions.
Couillard wants Bombardier rail plant to get Montreal subway renewal contract
Concerned jobs could be at stake without new business at the La Pocatiere plant.
Softwood lumber exports to US fall 20% in March amid railway woes
Total Canadian shipments in the first three months were down 17.4%.
Bombardier plant gets $54M Via contract to upgrade 17 train cars
Contract will allow for the stainless steel cars to become fully accessible.
Customers blame efficiency drives at railroads for backlogs over winter months
They cite reductions in crew, locomotives and cars in a drive to boost bottom lines for railroads.
Broken rail led to Saskatchewan potash train derailment: TSB
Crack had been there for some time and the rail broke when the train passed over it on Oct. 3.
UPDATE: CN apologizes, promises immediate action to clear grain shipment backlog
Offering incentives for key employees to delay retirement and postpone vacations, and to entice back recently-retired employees.
IEA says crude by rail shipments to more than double to 390,000 barrels a day
Could peak as high as 590,000 barrels in 2019 if producers don’t resort to crude storage in peak months.
MMA and former employees settle, fined $1.25M in Lac Megantic case
Found guilty of violating Quebec Fisheries Act after crude oil leaked into the Megantic Lake and Chaudiere River.