Archive for the 'Safety' Category

Safety Board Says Transport Canada Must Do More To Keep Railways Safe

• February 2, 2015 • Comments Off on Safety Board Says Transport Canada Must Do More To Keep Railways Safe

Railway Companies’ Bottom Line Continues to Trump Safety

• November 19, 2014 • Comments Off on Railway Companies’ Bottom Line Continues to Trump Safety

Oil Train Accidents on Rise as U.S. Proposes New Safety Rules

• July 24, 2014 • Comments Off on Oil Train Accidents on Rise as U.S. Proposes New Safety Rules

Reckless Expansion of Crude-by-Rail in North America

• July 3, 2014 • Comments Off on Reckless Expansion of Crude-by-Rail in North America

Concerns Grow about Secret Railway Hazardous Goods Information

• May 13, 2014 • Comments Off on Concerns Grow about Secret Railway Hazardous Goods Information

More Unreported Derailments in Canada – How Safe are Our Railroads?

• April 18, 2014 • Comments Off on More Unreported Derailments in Canada – How Safe are Our Railroads?

Outdated DOT-111 Rail Tank Cars Need to be Replaced Faster

• April 2, 2014 • Comments Off on Outdated DOT-111 Rail Tank Cars Need to be Replaced Faster

Federal Government Shares Blame for Lac-Megantic Rail Disaster

• March 18, 2014 • Comments Off on Federal Government Shares Blame for Lac-Megantic Rail Disaster

CN Worker Dead Following Derailment

• March 17, 2014 • Comments Off on CN Worker Dead Following Derailment

U.S. Senate Conducts Hearing on Rail Safety

• March 7, 2014 • Comments Off on U.S. Senate Conducts Hearing on Rail Safety

Excessively Long and Heavy Trains Opposed by Railroad Workers’ Group

• March 5, 2014 • Comments Off on Excessively Long and Heavy Trains Opposed by Railroad Workers’ Group

U.S. Railroads Agree to Transport Oil More Safely

• March 4, 2014 • Comments Off on U.S. Railroads Agree to Transport Oil More Safely

Poll: Pipelines Safer than Rail for Shipping Crude Oil

• March 3, 2014 • Comments Off on Poll: Pipelines Safer than Rail for Shipping Crude Oil

Is There Meaningful Progress in Improving Rail Tank Car Safety?

• March 2, 2014 • Comments Off on Is There Meaningful Progress in Improving Rail Tank Car Safety?

Flimsy Rail Tank Cars Need Replacing or Upgrading

• January 19, 2014 • Comments Off on Flimsy Rail Tank Cars Need Replacing or Upgrading

Transport Canada Gives In to Rail Industry Again – Update

• January 11, 2014 • Comments Off on Transport Canada Gives In to Rail Industry Again – Update

The “Bomb Trains”

• January 10, 2014 • Comments Off on The “Bomb Trains”

Canadian National Railway “Put Profits Over Safety” Says Attorney

• December 16, 2013 • Comments Off on Canadian National Railway “Put Profits Over Safety” Says Attorney

Transport Canada has Ignored Repeated Warnings about Rail Safety

• December 14, 2013 • Comments Off on Transport Canada has Ignored Repeated Warnings about Rail Safety

Canadian National Railway Accidents and Incidents in Northern B.C.

• December 7, 2013 • Comments Off on Canadian National Railway Accidents and Incidents in Northern B.C.

Rail Safety Like Rolling Dice

• December 7, 2013 • Comments Off on Rail Safety Like Rolling Dice

CN Derailment of Tank Cars Carrying Dangerous Goods

• October 17, 2013 • Comments Off on CN Derailment of Tank Cars Carrying Dangerous Goods

Pipelines Safer Than Railways – New Study

• October 15, 2013 • Comments Off on Pipelines Safer Than Railways – New Study

Update on Lac-Megantic Crude Oil Derailment, Spill, Explosion and Fires

• July 30, 2013 • Comments Off on Update on Lac-Megantic Crude Oil Derailment, Spill, Explosion and Fires

Shipping Oil by Rail is Disastrous

• July 10, 2013 • Comments Off on Shipping Oil by Rail is Disastrous

Cando Contracting Ltd. Accused of Discrimination

• April 10, 2013 • Comments Off on Cando Contracting Ltd. Accused of Discrimination

CN Derailment Points to Weak Transport Canada

• January 23, 2013 • Comments Off on CN Derailment Points to Weak Transport Canada

Short Notice Provided on Proposed Crude Oil Rail Loading Facility

• January 4, 2013 • Comments Off on Short Notice Provided on Proposed Crude Oil Rail Loading Facility

No Public Accountability When Crude Oil is Shipped by Rail

• January 2, 2013 • Comments Off on No Public Accountability When Crude Oil is Shipped by Rail

Rail Transport of Crude Oil Far More Risky than Pipelines

• December 31, 2012 • Comments Off on Rail Transport of Crude Oil Far More Risky than Pipelines

CN Derailment and Injuries

• December 28, 2012 • Comments Off on CN Derailment and Injuries

CN’s Crude by Rail

• October 29, 2012 • Comments Off on CN’s Crude by Rail

Failing Infrastructure Caused Another CN Derailment

• October 25, 2012 • Comments Off on Failing Infrastructure Caused Another CN Derailment

CN Derailment Caused by Weakened Track Structure

• October 15, 2012 • Comments Off on CN Derailment Caused by Weakened Track Structure

CN Rail Profits Increase at What Expense?

• July 30, 2012 • Comments Off on CN Rail Profits Increase at What Expense?

Number of CN Derailments Grows

• July 10, 2012 • Comments Off on Number of CN Derailments Grows

Move Oil by Tanker Rail Cars or Pipelines?

• July 4, 2012 • Comments Off on Move Oil by Tanker Rail Cars or Pipelines?

Update on Imperial Oil

• June 8, 2012 • Comments Off on Update on Imperial Oil

CP Risks Losing Customers If They Hire Ex-CN Boss

• April 6, 2012 • Comments Off on CP Risks Losing Customers If They Hire Ex-CN Boss

Canadians have Reason to Fear Train Safety

• March 13, 2012 • Comments Off on Canadians have Reason to Fear Train Safety

Another Train Disaster Just Waiting to Happen

• March 3, 2012 • Comments Off on Another Train Disaster Just Waiting to Happen

Editorial Blames CN for Via Rail Crash

• March 1, 2012 • Comments Off on Editorial Blames CN for Via Rail Crash

Three Dead in Via Rail Derailment

• February 27, 2012 • Comments Off on Three Dead in Via Rail Derailment

CN Rail Blamed for Fatal Train Derailment

• February 27, 2012 • Comments Off on CN Rail Blamed for Fatal Train Derailment

More CN Derailments

• January 23, 2012 • Comments Off on More CN Derailments

Hazardous Rail Yards

• September 17, 2011 • Comments Off on Hazardous Rail Yards

CN Petroleum Distillate Leak

• August 30, 2011 • Comments Off on CN Petroleum Distillate Leak

Don’t Ship Oil by Rail

• August 24, 2011 • Comments Off on Don’t Ship Oil by Rail

CN Tries to Ignore Wildfire Damages

• August 11, 2011 • Comments Off on CN Tries to Ignore Wildfire Damages

More Trouble for Imperial Oil

• July 20, 2011 • Comments Off on More Trouble for Imperial Oil

CN Should Fix Existing Rail Lines

• June 24, 2011 • Comments Off on CN Should Fix Existing Rail Lines

Petition to Shut Down Bretona Rail Yard

• May 24, 2011 • Comments Off on Petition to Shut Down Bretona Rail Yard

CN Wildfire Burns Conservation Area

• May 18, 2011 • Comments Off on CN Wildfire Burns Conservation Area

Breach of Environmental Legislation – CN, Cando Contracting Ltd. and Imperial Oil

• April 26, 2011 • Comments Off on Breach of Environmental Legislation – CN, Cando Contracting Ltd. and Imperial Oil

CN’s Knuckles Rapped Again

• April 25, 2011 • Comments Off on CN’s Knuckles Rapped Again

More CN Derailments

• March 28, 2011 • Comments Off on More CN Derailments

Canadian National in Court Again

• March 16, 2011 • Comments Off on Canadian National in Court Again

Derailments Caused by Too Long Trains?

• February 27, 2011 • Comments Off on Derailments Caused by Too Long Trains?

Albertans Upset Over Rail Noise

• February 10, 2011 • Comments Off on Albertans Upset Over Rail Noise

CN Railway Hinton Disaster 25 Years Ago

• February 7, 2011 • Comments Off on CN Railway Hinton Disaster 25 Years Ago

Tracking Harm: Impacts of Rail Yards

• January 23, 2011 • Comments Off on Tracking Harm: Impacts of Rail Yards

More CN Railway Derailments

• January 7, 2011 • Comments Off on More CN Railway Derailments

CN $250K Fine a Success Story

• December 23, 2010 • Comments Off on CN $250K Fine a Success Story

Rail Yard Fight has Just Begun

• December 10, 2010 • Comments Off on Rail Yard Fight has Just Begun

Privatizing CN Big Mistake

• December 8, 2010 • Comments Off on Privatizing CN Big Mistake

Railway Risky Way to Move Oil

• December 3, 2010 • Comments Off on Railway Risky Way to Move Oil

Locomotive Emission Regulations

• December 2, 2010 • Comments Off on Locomotive Emission Regulations

Railways Not Safer than Pipelines

• December 1, 2010 • Comments Off on Railways Not Safer than Pipelines

A String of CN Derailments

• November 26, 2010 • Comments Off on A String of CN Derailments

Enhanced Railroaded Website

• November 26, 2010 • Comments Off on Enhanced Railroaded Website

First Petroleum Tank Cars Stored

• November 7, 2010 • Comments Off on First Petroleum Tank Cars Stored

Canadian National Railway Image

• October 31, 2010 • Comments Off on Canadian National Railway Image

CN Already Using Rail Yard

• October 21, 2010 • Comments Off on CN Already Using Rail Yard

MP Leon Benoit’s Role in Rail Yard

• October 18, 2010 • Comments Off on MP Leon Benoit’s Role in Rail Yard

Cando Ruins Another Holiday

• October 11, 2010 • Comments Off on Cando Ruins Another Holiday

Construction Noise and Damage

• September 30, 2010 • Comments Off on Construction Noise and Damage

CN Train Derails – Fort Saskatchewan

• August 19, 2010 • Comments Off on CN Train Derails – Fort Saskatchewan

Dealing with Rail Yard Construction Activities

• July 28, 2010 • Comments Off on Dealing with Rail Yard Construction Activities