OL's Columbia Committee Chair, Phil Breden, is the recipient of OL Canada's 2022 individual Roger Cyr Award. (Business Wire photo)

OL Canada Announces Recipients of Roger Cyr Awards

Operation Lifesaver (OL) Canada on Sept. 22 announced that the city of Wemotaci in Quebec has been selected as the winner of its Roger Cyr Award for Communities and OL’s Columbia Committee Chair, Phil Breden, will receive the individual Roger Cyr Award.

Former Chair of CN's Board of Directors Robert L. Pace

Class I Briefs: CN, NS

CN renames its Rockingham Yard in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to honor former Chair of the Board of Directors Robert L. Pace. Also, Norfolk Southern (NS) lays out its East Taggart Street reopening plan.

CN Resurrects Iconic Steam Era Logo

In an unexpected move, CN has resurrected an iconic Canadian National logo on one of its newest locomotives, 100 years after it initially appeared on its steam fleet. CN 3309, a Wabtec AC44C6M

CN, NS Announce New Domestic Intermodal Service

CN and Norfolk Southern (NS) on Sept. 11 announced a new domestic intermodal service linking CN-served Canadian markets with NS-served Kansas City and Atlanta, “the heart of the fast-growing manufacturing and consumer base in the Southeastern U.S.”

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Transit Briefs: NYMTA, Amtrak, Tri-Rail, NFTA, PRT

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) combats “subway stupidity.” Also, Amtrak resumes service on the Adirondack Line; Tri-Rail takes added safety measures as it heads to downtown Miami; the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) launches a new MetGo app; and Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT) deploys mobile ticketing and validators across light rail powered by Masabi.

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Norfolk Southern (NS) hosts students at its Decatur Terminal for a behind-the-scenes tour. Also, CN completes the first of two derailment training sites; the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agency suspends BNSF and Union Pacific (UP) from its Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) program; and Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) plans a tour to mirror the monarch biological corridor.