Guidelines

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Grade Crossings - Handbook This document is developed to provide guidance on the engineering best practices and requirements for safety at or around grade crossings, and is to be used as a complement to the requirements found in the Grade Crossings Regulations, and therefore, the incorporated by reference Grade Crossings Standards made pursuant to the Railway Safety Act. Grade crossings Guideline
Grade Crossings Regulations: what you need to know Under the Grade Crossings Regulations, railway companies, road authorities and private authorities share responsibility for managing the safety at federally-regulated grade crossings. Railway safety Guideline
Safety Management Systems Industry Guide This guide describes regulatory objectives and provides explanations, guidance and examples to help railway companies and local railway companies develop and implement their railway safety management systems (SMS) to meet the requirements of the Railway Safety Management System Regulations, 2015 (Regulations). Rail safety Guideline
Guideline for Remote Control Locomotive Operation This guideline promotes industry best practices and provides federally regulated railways, and those providing services to railways, with guidance on the continued safe use of remote controllocomotives (RCLs). Rail safety Guideline
Apply to stop train whistling at a public grade crossing Train whistling is an important way to keep drivers, cyclists and pedestrians safe. The Canadian Rail Operating Rules require all trains to whistle whenever they approach a public grade crossing.
In some cases, train whistles bother people who live nearby. Municipalities may wish to stop the whistling to provide local residents with relief from the noise.
Rail safety Guideline
Guideline for Bridge Safety Management The objective of this Guideline is to provide railway companies with a guide for the development of their Bridge Safety Management Program (BSMP) and to promote industry best practices with regards to bridge management. Rail safety Guideline
Guideline - Engineering Work Relating To Railway Works (Section 11 - Railway Safety Act) The intent of this Guide is to provide clarification on the requirements of section 11 of the Railway Safety Act (RSA). The Guide clarifies what types of work could relate to railway works and what could be considered as engineering work in the context of the RSA. Rail safety Guideline
Determining Minimum Sightlines at Grade Crossings This Guide contains advice and technical guidance that stakeholders (road authorities, private authorities and railway companies) need to determine the minimum sightlines required at grade crossings. Grade crossings Guideline
Compendium of Survey Data Record Layouts This document contains record layouts for various surveys which must be completed by transportation undertakings in accordance to the Transportation Information Regulations. Railway lines Guideline