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Mandatory locomotive recorder bill ‘addresses a key safety issue,’ says Transportation Safety Board

May 16, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Amendments to the federal Railway Safety Act mandating recording devices, if passed into law, could provide “essential information” to Transportation Safety Board of Canada staff investigating rail accidents and could help prevent such accidents in the future, TSB suggested Tuesday.

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TSB reiterates call for voice and video recorders on board all locomotives in Canada

November 23, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Canada needs a law requiring on-board cab voice and video recordings in locomotives, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada suggested Tuesday. “On-board voice and video recorders on locomotives would help advance railway safety,” TSB stated in a tweet, reiterating an

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TSB calls for implementation of voice and video recorders on locomotives in Canada

September 20, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is calling for the implementation of voice and video recorders on locomotives in Canada. The call follows the release of the TSB’s report on its safety study, Expanding the use of locomotive voice