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entire service life is the locomotive's complete time
❱contrast, the
in use, no matter how times it may be remanufactured.

ce qui est des exemptions, nous avons abordé le fait
❱quePour
les chemins de fer locaux ne sont pas assujettis au REL.

Before a new locomotive can enter Canadian service, "a railway
company is required to test the locomotive to prove that it meets
the applicable emission standards," said the LER Executive
Summary. But here is some more good news: "Those locomotives
covered by a U.S. EPA certificate can use the certificate as proof
of compliance with this requirement by providing the EPA engine
family number."
As for exemptions: We touched upon the fact that local railways
are not subject to the Locomotive Emissions Regulations.
To be precise, "The Regulations provide an exception for
remanufactured locomotives operated by small railway companies
for the provision of freight services or tourist and excursion
services," said the LER Executive Summary. "A small railway
company is a railway company that realizes gross revenues
of $30 million or less from the provision of rail transportation
services in Canada in each of the two calendar years preceding
the calendar year the locomotive was placed into service."
"Second, small railway
companies have a substantial
number of locomotives
(approximately 30 to 40 per cent
of their fleet) that may be not be
required to meet the emission
standards since they were built
before 1973; therefore, the small
companies will also be less
affected by the Regulations."

Pour être précis, « le Règlement prévoit une exception pour les
locomotives remises à neuf exploitées par de petites compagnies
de chemin de fer, indique le résumé du REL. Une petite compagnie
de chemin de fer est une compagnie qui réalise des revenus
bruts de 30 millions de dollars ou moins au cours de chacune des
deux années civiles précédant celle où la locomotive a été mise
en service ».
« Deuxièmement, les petites compagnies ferroviaires ont un
nombre important de locomotives (environ 30 à 40 % de leur parc)
construites avant 1973; par conséquent, les petites entreprises
seront moins touchées par le Règlement ».

Approche proactive des chemins de fer canadiens

« Même avant la publication du projet de REL en 2016, les
chemins de fer canadiens travaillaient à réduire les émissions
de gaz à effet de serre et de contaminants en vertu du protocole
d'entente entre l'ACFC et le gouvernement fédéral », a déclaré
l'Association des chemins de fer
du Canada (ACFC).
L'ACFC a également indiqué,
dans un rapport paru le
3 janvier 2018, que les chemins
de fer canadiens sont sur la
bonne voie pour atteindre les
cibles de réduction des gaz à
effet de serre (GES) établies
par le secteur ferroviaire
et le gouvernement. Plus
précisément, les chemins de
fer de marchandises du Canada
ont réduit leurs émissions de
GES (l'empreinte carbone du
secteur ferroviaire par rapport
à son trafic) de 41,7 % depuis
1990, même si le trafic de
marchandises a augmenté de 76,8 % au cours de la même période.
Ce n'est pas tout : les chemins de fer de marchandises de
catégorie 1 du Canada ont réduit leurs émissions de GES chaque
année depuis 2010, dépassant leurs objectifs de réduction
pendant trois années consécutives. Entre-temps, les chemins de
fer régionaux et les chemins de fer d'intérêt local ont dépassé
leurs objectifs en trois des cinq années de déclaration. Les
exploitants de trains de voyageurs interurbains ont dépassé leur
cible pendant quatre années consécutives.
« Le fait à retenir est que les émissions de GES générées par
les chemins de fer n'ont pas augmenté de façon significative par
rapport à la croissance du trafic, a déclaré le président par intérim
de l'ACFC, Gérald Gauthier. En investissant dans des locomotives
modernes et des technologies novatrices qui améliorent
l'efficacité énergétique, nos chemins de fer sont déterminés à
collaborer à la lutte contre les changements climatiques ».
« Je salue l'engagement des chemins de fer à protéger la
qualité de l'air et à appuyer la transition du gouvernement
du Canada vers un secteur des transports plus écologique, a
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déclaré le ministre des Transports Garneau. En prenant des

"Canada's railways are on pace to meet
greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets
set out by the rail sector and the federal
government."

Canadian Railways'
Proactive Approach

« Les chemins de fer du Canada sont sur
la bonne voie pour atteindre les cibles de
réduction des gaz à effet de serre (GES)
établies par le secteur ferroviaire et le
gouvernement fédéral ».

Even before the proposed
Locomotive Emissions
Regulations were published in
2016, Canadian railways had
been working voluntarily "to
reduce greenhouse gas emissions and criteria air contaminants
(CAC) from locomotives operating in Canada for more than two
decades, in part under the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
between RAC and the federal government," said a statement from
the Railway Association of Canada (RAC).
The RAC also said that "Canada's railways are on pace to meet
greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets set out by the rail sector
and the federal government," based on the RAC's most recent
Locomotive Emissions Monitoring (LEM) Program report released
on January 3, 2018. Specifically, Canada's freight railways have
reduced their GHG emissions intensity (the rail sector's carbon
footprint relative to its traffic) by 41.7 per cent since 1990, even
though freight traffic increased by 76.8 per cent during the
same period.
That's not all: Canada's Class 1 freight railways have reduced
their GHG emissions intensity every year since 2010; exceeding
their reduction targets for three consecutive years. Meanwhile,
regional and shortline railways have surpassed their targets in
three of five reporting years. Intercity passenger rail operators
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have exceeded their target for four consecutive years.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Insidetrack - Spring/Summer 2018

President’s Message
Bigger Hopper Cars, Faster Grain Shipments
Canada’s New Locomotive Emissions Regulations
Liquid Assets
Hydrail: A Profound Innovation Opportunity for Canadian Railway Suppliers
Locomotive and Passenger Car Freeze-Up Downtime Can Be Prevented
From Last Spike to First in Class: Creativity, Collaboration, and Determination in the Pursuit of Leadership
How to Achieve a Respectful, Harassment-Free Workplace
CARS News
New Members
CapEx: An Industry-Wide Look at Who’s Spending What
Railway Supplier Buyers’ Guide
Advertiser.com
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