Regulations are not something we take lightly. Never have. Never will. Become more familiar with the rail safety regulations, operating rules and work/rest rules that CN employees in Canada and the United States follow to the letter.
In Canada, Transport Canada keeps us on the right track…
Learn more about the recent Railway Safety Act review and CN's response.
In the U.S., FRA helps us put the brakes on accidents…
Every CN employee operating trains or engines is trained and tested (every three years) in the Canadian Rail Operating Rules (CROR).
Every CN employee operating trains or engines is trained and tested (every three years) in the U.S. Operating Rules (USOR).
The operating rules must be followed 100% of the time for everyone’s safety.
In Canada and the U.S., we work hard and play by the rules.
For CN operating employees (train crews), the Canadian Work/Rest Rules define the requirements for hours of work and rest to ensure they remain alert on duty.
CN's hourly agreements with operating unions (which are unique to the rail industry) and its scheduled railroad and turnaround service, provide employees with sufficient rest and an improved quality of life.
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