#Shame On You CP rail

Since CP Rail massively increased maintenance operations at their Alyth Yard depot in Inglewood, residents living nearby have experienced an unacceptable increase in noise and pollution. A group of residents took their concerns the Canadian Transportation Agency, who ultimately ruled that CP Rail must cease load testing and idling operations at the depot between the hours of 11pm and 7am.

#ShameOnYouCPrail: While the Canadian Transportation Agency has ruled against CP Rail to halt load testing and idling operations between the hours of 11pm and 7am, Inglewood residents still being kept awake.

Now it’s time CP Rail hears us. We need your tweets to help document the hours and tell the world in real time, enough is enough.

Include the above hashtag in your tweets each time you and your family are kept awake between 11pm and 7am. If you’d like to add people of interest to you tweet, just use the “@” symbol before that person’s or organization’s twitter handle. Don’t forget to include the time of your tweet too. The date is not needed. You can use an alias if you prefer to stay anonymous.

Sample tweet:
@nenshi @CTA_gc @icacalgary the trains have never been louder. It’s now 3:34am #ShameOnYouCPrail

Alternatively, if you do not have a twitter account, you can also log the times via email to this address: ShameOnYouCPrail@gmail.com (or call the hall and leave a voicemail 403-264-3835)

Thank you in advance for your support, and please spread the word.

More information:

More information on the Canadian Transportation Agency’s ruling can be found in CTA’s Order No. 2013-R-301 (dated September 13, 2013), CTA’s Decision No. 301-R-2013 (August 1, 2013), and CTA’s Interlocutory Decision No. LET-R-148-2012 (October 5, 2012).

 

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