CN to invest $183.7m for Saskatchewan rail infrastructure expansion
Vivarail unveils fast charging system for Class 230 battery trains
CP Rail train derails in PoCo, delays West Coast Express
CN investing more than $245 million to expand and strengthen Saskatchewan’s rail infrastructure in 2019
More growth planned for UP-CP Can-Am Corridor
LRT expansion under way in Ottawa, Edmonton
Class action takes aim at upcoming Deux-Montagnes commuter rail cuts
Chamber backs high-frequency rail option
CP Rail workers killed in B.C. derailment identified as Calgary-based crew
Fuzzy math, politics and railcars
VIA Rail has awarded Cad Railway Industries a C$46m contract to upgrade 25 coaches used on The Canadian service between Toronto and Vancouver.
Announcing the contract on April 10, VIA Rail said the stainless steel coaches dating from the 1950s would be ‘completely refurbished and transformed to better meet our clients’ present and future needs’ and extend their extend their service life ‘by a few decades’.
The scope includes updating the interior design, improving seat comfort, making the cars ready for future wi-fi deployment, mechanical upgrades, renewing the heating systems and replacing various electrical components.
‘The work will extend over the next two years and will create about 100 jobs at our Lachine plant’, said Fausto Levy, Chairman, President & CEO of Cad Railway Industries Inc. ‘It will also result in large orders for components from our many Québec and Canadian suppliers.’
This article first appeared on www.railwaygazette.com
About this website
Railpage version 3.10.0.0037
All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest is © 2003-2019 Interactive Omnimedia Pty Ltd.
You can syndicate our news using one of the RSS feeds.