October 27, 2017
RAC Safety and Environment Awards
At the Railway Association of Canada’s 2017 Safety and Environment Awards, VIA Rail’s Locomotive Engineer tablet initiative won a Safety Award in the Class 1 category. This innovative project was recognized for reducing work-related injuries and allowing Locomotive Engineers to access documents more efficiently through digital platforms. VIA Rail also won an Environment Award which recognized the fuel-saving strategy implemented by the Central Region Transportation team.
Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, President and Chief Executive Officer, with Hoang Tran, Senior Manager, Network Operations, and Douglas Mackenzie, Manager, Transportation, Central Region.