Federal railway companies

A railway under the legislative authority of Parliament is one that holds a valid certificate of fitness. The list of federally-regulated railways includes the Agency decision which authorizes the issuance of each certificate.

Recently suspended or cancelled certificates are also listed here temporarily.

Railway Company Decision No. /
Order No.
Issue Date Amended By Status
6970184 Canada Ltd. 376-R-2016 December 21, 2016   cancelled
9961526 Canada Ltd. 376-R-2016   LET-R-34-2020  
Arnaud Railway Company 2016-R-195 November 21, 2016   cancelled
BNSF Railway Company 16-R-2014 January 21, 2014 LET-R-34-2020  
Canadian National Railway Company 3-R-2016 January 8, 2016 LET-R-34-2020  
Canadian Pacific Railway Company R-2021-36 March 8, 2021 LET-R-34-2020  
Central Maine & Québec Railway Canada Inc. R-2021-36 March 8, 2021 LET-R-34-2020 cancelled
City of Ottawa carrying on business as Capital Railway R-2019-73 May 3, 2019    
CSX Transportation, Inc. R-2020-165 September 22, 2020    
Eastern Maine Railway Company 245-R-2012 June 22, 2012 LET-R-34-2020  
Essex Terminal Railway Company LET-R-2-2020 January 6, 2020    
Ferroequus Railway Company Limited 2005-R-277 May 19, 2005   suspended
Goderich-Exeter Railway Company Limited R-2020-185 November 9, 2020 LET-R-34-2020  
Great Canadian Railtour Company Ltd. 27-R-2007 January 17, 2007    
Hudson Bay Railway Company 230-R-2001 May 9, 2001 LET-R-34-2020  
International Bridge and Terminal Company, The 2015-R-195 November 6, 2015   cancelled
Kettle Falls International Railway Company R-2019-105 June 7, 2019 LET-R-34-2020  
Knob Lake & Timmins Railway Company Inc. 414-R-2014 November 14, 2014 LET-R-34-2020  
Logistec Stevedoring (Nova Scotia) Inc. also carrying on business as Sydney Coal Railway 2018-R-130 July 27, 2018   cancelled
Minnesota, Dakota & Western Railway Company 2015-R-195 November 6, 2015   cancelled
National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) 391-R-1997 June 26, 1997    
Nipissing Central Railway Company 448-R-1997 July 11, 1997 LET-R-34-2020  
Norfolk Southern Railway Company R-2019-158 August 22, 2019 LET-R-34-2020  
Pacific and Arctic Railway and Navigation Company/British Columbia Yukon Railway Company/British Yukon Railway Company Limited carrying on business as or proposing to carry on business as White Pass & Yukon Route 666-R-1997 November 25, 1997    
Quebec North Shore & Labrador Railway Company 563-R-2007 November 2, 2007 LET-R-34-2020  
RaiLink Canada Ltd. R-2020-43 March 16, 2020 LET-R-34-2020  
St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad (Québec) Inc. 567-R-1998 November 24, 1998 LET-R-34-2020  
St. Paul & Pacific Northwest Railroad Company, LLC R-2018-275 December 28, 2018 LET-R-34-2020  
Toronto Terminals Railway Company Limited, The R-2018-175 July 31, 2018 LET-R-34-2020  
Tshiuetin Rail Transportation Inc. 190-R-2005 April 1, 2005 LET-R-34-2020  
Union Pacific Railroad Company 371-R-1997 June 16, 1997 LET-R-34-2020  
VIA Rail Canada Inc. R-2018-263 December 6, 2018 LET-R-34-2020  
Wabush Lake Railway Company, Limited 2016-R-195 November 21, 2016   cancelled
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