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  • Federal Rail Safety Funding
  • Rail safety improvement program
  • RSIP
  • Transport Canada

TRAINFO has successfully applied for RSIP funding twice, has helped 7 public agencies apply for nearly $2.5 million in funding, and regularly meets with Transport Canada to discuss RSIP and learn how to leverage the program most effectively. Based on our experience and these discussions, we compiled a list of tips for successfully applying for […]

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  • Rail safety funding
  • Rail safety improvement program
  • Transport Canada

Beginning in 2018, the Government of Canada allocated more than $71 million over four years for RSIP. Last year RSIP funded 136 projects, including 40 municipal projects, for a total of $16.5 million (an average of $120,000 per project). Funding was provided to municipalities as small as 400 people and to provincial departments of transportation. […]

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  • FAQ
  • Federal Funding
  • Funding
  • Rail safety funding
  • Rail safety improvement program
  • Transport Canada

1. What is the Rail Safety Improvement Program (RSIP)? Funding program to improve rail safety and reduce injuries and fatalities related to rail transportation. What does the program fund? The ITR component funds projects that improve public safety at rail property and rail lines (both federally and provincially regulated) and research and development of technologies […]