Transport Minister delivers on promise to accelerate removal of legacy DOT-111 tank cars from crude oil transport
November 1, 2016 | Government of Canada | The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of protecting Canadians and those who live along our rail corridors. That’s why we took concrete steps to make the shipment of dangerous goods safer.
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today highlighted that legacy DOT-111 tank cars will be completely removed for crude oil service by 12:01 a.m. tonight, in accordance with Protective Direction 38.
Any person or organization importing, handling, offering for transport or transporting crude oil can no longer ship crude oil in legacy DOT-111 tank cars into or within Canada.