Public Notice - Transport Canada Standard TP14877 Update

February 2016


The Transportation of Dangerous Goods Directorate will begin work on updating the Transport Canada Standard TP14877, “Containers for Transport of Dangerous Goods by Rail”, December 2013. The standard covers large means of containment used in the handling, offering for transport and transporting of dangerous goods by rail. The update will focus on incorporating recent regulatory changes and proposals that have been consulted with the TP14877 Consultative Committee. The TP14877 Consultative Committee is comprised of various key stakeholders with extensive knowledge and expertise in regards to various aspects associated to the transportation of dangerous goods by rail.

Submission of Proposals

At this time, Transport Canada is seeking proposals to be considered in the development of the update to this standard. Please submit your proposals to Shaun Singh at with subject line “TP14877 – Rail Standard Proposal” prior to March 31, 2016.

Please note that no new proposals will be considered for this update beyond March 31, 2016.

The current edition of the Standard can be found at:

Shaun Singh, P.Eng.
Transportation of Dangerous Goods Directorate
Transport Canada
Place de Ville, Tower C, 9th Floor
330 Sparks Street
Ottawa ON K1A 0N5
Fax: 613-993-5925