Transport Canada Announces Requirement to Provide More Freight Rail Data
The government of Canada announced amendments to the Transportation Information Regulations to increase supply chain transparency and “create a better understanding of the performance of Canada’s freight rail sector for the benefit of all rail users,” Transport Canada reported Jan. 9. These amendments, which will come into force on April 4, 2023, and will expand upon the service and performance data currently collected following the implementation of the Transportation Modernization Act of 2018, “aim to strengthen the accountability of freight rail service providers by requiring major railways to provide Transport Canada with enhanced service and performance information.” This information, Transport Canada adds, will significantly enhance the value of the information being collected and will be published weekly on the Government of Canada’s Transportation Data and Information Hub to provide Canadians with a better picture of end-to-end freight rail performance. Read More
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