Canadian Pacific Railway News

CP Rail Advocates Shipping Insurance After Lac-Megantic Oil Train Deprailment,

Governments should require companies shipping crude oil by rail to carry enough liability insurance to make up for shortfalls in coverage carried by railways, the president of Canada’s second-largest rail operator said on Thursday. Currently, there are no requirements in …

CP Rail Says It Will Fight Inclusion in Quebec Cleanup Order

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. said it will contest Quebec’s decision to add the railroad to an emergency decontamination order in the wake of the train disaster that killed 47 people in the province last month. Quebec Environment Minister Yves-Francois Blanchet …

Canada’s Big Railways Review Safety Rules After Train Disaster

Canada’s two big railroads are reviewing safety standards after the deadly train crash on July 6 that killed some 50 people and destroyed the center of a small Quebec town. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd, Canada’s No. 2 operator, said on …

Last of North Dakota Derailment Money Going to Charity

The last bit of settlement money from a class-action lawsuit over a disastrous train derailment in Minot, N.D., a decade ago is going to a charity near the site of the wreck. Canadian Pacific Railway about five years ago agreed …