Category Archives for "Regions"

Apr 19

Solving the Mount Royal Tunnel problem for High Frequency Rail

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus , Quebec

The Quebecois phrase sac de noeuds, which literally translates to “bag of knots” accurately describes the complex problem that now confronts the High Frequency Rail project in Montreal. Interoperability with the automated Réseau Express Metropolitan (REM) through the Mount Royal Tunnel will not be possible, despite earlier assurances. While the federal government has announced its […]

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The Canadian at Sioux Lookout
Feb 14

Long-distance train fleet replacement inches forward

By Transport Action Atlantic | Atlantic , British Columbia , Intercity Rail and Bus , National News , Prairies

VIA Rail Canada has confirmed it is preparing a business case for the renewal of its aging long-haul locomotives and cars – some of which are more than 70 years old. The Crown corporation hosted a virtual “Market-Day” event with suppliers on January 20 to discuss the project and seek their input on various elements […]

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Grand River Transit Bus
Jan 19

Bus proposal would link Grand River cities

By Transport Action | Ontario

ATU Canada and Unifor Local 4304 have teamed up with the Transit Advocacy Alliance of Guelph to develop a proposal that would provide frequent transit bus connections between Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph; and between Cambridge and Brantford, linking the cities of the Grand River watershed. In the province of Ontario’s draft regional transportation plan […]

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