Prosecutions under the Railway Safety Act (RSA)
|Year||TC Region||Description||Result / Status|
Canadian National pled guilty to failing to comply with a Notice and Order issued under S.31 of the RSA in 2007 regarding the matter of inaccurate train consists on the Albreda Subdivision.
|Fined - $45k|
|2006||PNR||A Canadian National Rail Conductor was founded guilty of violating Canadian Rail Operating Rules (CROR) 103(b) and 103(g).||
Conductor found guilty in Nov. 2007 - fined $3,450
The Alberta Court of Appeal denied the appeal and conviction was upheld in 2008.
|2006||Quebec||Canadian National was found guilty of violating a RSA Section 31 Notice and Order for not obeying a slow order issued because of unsafe track conditions.||Convicted Fined - $200K|
|2006||Ontario||Canadian National was found guilty of operating trains on track with unsafe conditions.||
Pleaded Guilty to 10 charges
Fined - $248K
|2005||Pacific||Canadian National pleaded guilty under section 11 of the RSA for “omissions inconsistent with sound engineering principles” in the evaluation of a railway line work – A bridge near McBride collapsed.||Convicted Fined - $75K|
|2002||Ontario / Pacific||Canadian National pleaded guilty in court to violations of a RSA Section 31 Notice and Order relating to incomplete communications about railway track switch positions.||Convicted Fined - $80K|
|1999||Pacific||Canadian National was found guilty of violating a RSA Section 31 Notice and Order prohibiting CN from storing railway equipment on a track without positive protection to prevent uncontrolled movements.||Convicted Fined - $7.5K|
|1997||Pacific||Canadian National was found guilty of violating a RSA Section 31 Notice and Order restricting rail movement speed over a public crossing at grade to 10mph because of unsafe track conditions.||Convicted Fined - $5K|
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