Northern Alberta municipalities and industry members form alliance for better rail service

By Erika Rolling
Everything Grande Prairie
February 9, 2023
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

An advocacy group with 20 members has formed to be a collaborative voice for better rail service in Alberta and the western half of the country. The Community Rail Advocacy Alliance has 15 municipalities from northwestern Alberta. The CRAA says right now railways throughout Alberta face unevenly deployed resources, insufficient seasonal service, and unreliable capacity that fails to adequately serve several industries across the province. …Five other organizations also have joined the alliance including the Alberta Forest Products Association. …The Alliance is hopeful they can speak to Ottawa, CN, CP and its regulators as a unified voice to make needed changes to the railway industry.

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