Alberta has approximately 345 industrial railways, 7 heritage railways and 3 public railways which are provincially regulated. Railways are an integral part of the province's transportation system moving several million tons of goods within the province each year. This includes petroleum, forest and agriculture products, as well as other manufactured and consumer products. Provincially regulated railways operate in accordance with the Railway (Alberta) Act.
Requirements and public concerns for railway crossings, discontinuance of railway track, and train whistling requirements.
Railway audit protocols, incident reporting, operating approvals and training requirements.
Blue flag, derail device, grounding and bonding, safety bulletins, legislation and forms.
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