Lac-Megantic Train Disaster

Federal government imposes urban speed limit on freight trains

Transport Minister Lisa Raitt is extending a speed limit on trains carrying dangerous goods that are travelling through urban areas. She has extended a directive to rail companies ordering trains to stick to a 64 km/h speed limit in heavily urbanized areas — a speed limit was brought in last October. A government news release says both Canadian National and Canadian Pacific have already imposed …

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