Establish a rail network in Alberta, connecting various towns and cities together, providing an integrated transport network.
- Utilizing existing rail rights of way, upgrading, and where required, straightening track to allow for higher speeds.
- Twinning track on high volume routes to allow an increased rate of traffic flow.
- Building stations in urban areas in order to enhance communities.
- Connect in with other local transport infrastructure in order to create an integrated transport network.
- Electric motive power in urban areas to reduce noise, improve efficiency and lower emissions.
Alberta Regional Rail acknowledges that it will be operating passenger rail services on traditional territories in Alberta of the many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit whose footsteps have marked these lands for centuries.
Treaty 6 territory, a traditional meeting grounds, gathering place, and travelling route to the Cree, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, Métis, Dene and Nakota Sioux.
Treaty 7 territory, the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Nations, including Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai, the Tsuut’ina Nation and Stoney Nakoda First Nations.
We come with respect for this land, and the people who have and do reside here, we pledge to commit to advancing reconciliation and partnering with Indigenous peoples in our work.