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Ten years on from Lac-Mégantic, Electric Autonomy looks at the rail industry’s safety and sustainability record in Canada

Emma Jarratt
Sep 23, 2023
20 minute read

Tourists can catch a ride on the hydrogen fuel cell-powered train during a four-month demonstration project between Quebec City and Baie-Saint-Paul. But Canada has the capacity for more zero-emission trains

Mehanaz Yakub
Jul 11, 2023
5 minute read

Canada needs an industrial strategy and a new federal-provincial policy implementation process to accelerate the transition to zero-emission passenger transit, writes CUTRIC’s Josipa Petrunic

Josipa Petrunic
Jan 6, 2023
5 minute read

TransPod, a Toronto startup, says its technology — unveiled last month — could shuttle commuters between the two cities in just 45 minutes in FluxJet vehicles capable of carrying up to 50 passengers at up to 1,000 km/h

Mehanaz Yakub
Aug 8, 2022
6 minute read

After both companies announced their first forays into the market last year — CP choosing hydrogen fuel cell, CN buying battery-electric — they are now readying plans to put their pilots into service in late 2022 and 2023

Kerry Banks
Mar 2, 2022
6 minute read

Canada’s railways could present the ideal environment for utilizing hydrogen fuel cell technology as companies look to cover long distances and weather harsh conditions at faster speeds

Josipa Petrunic
Feb 26, 2021
6 minute read

Canada is a vast, expansive, beautiful country. To traverse it requires rail like none other. But low-cost high-frequency passenger rail has eluded most Canadians for decades. It’s time for change.

Presented by CUTRIC
Nov 18, 2020
2 minute read
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