CANAC provides top-quality inspection services for railway rolling stock, including locomotives, railcars and passenger coaches. 

We also provide engineering and design services to help improve efficiancy of rolling stock and increase production in rail operation.

Our mechanical services include:

  • routine and emergency inspections of locomotives
  • freight car inspection, design and modification
  • establishing and managing maintenance programs
  • testing of rolling stock
  • technical and commercial specifications for procurement or conversion of railcars and locomotives

CANAC also possesses the required expertise to develop programs for the acquisition, overhaul or replacement of rolling stock assets based on condition and financial criteria.

Mechanical Projects

The following is a list of some of the Mechanical Services Projects completed by CANAC.

AMT - Montreal,QC

Repair of commuter line equipment, locomotives and cars.

Bombardier Transport - Montreal,QC

Provide turnkey services for the design and conversion of 31 flat cars for transporting Bombardier’s M7 passenger cars from Quebec to New York's Long Island Railroad.

Gatineau Railway - Montreal,QC

Rebuild locomotive trucks.

New Brunswick Southern Rly Co - St-John, NB

Design services for the modification of cars to increase their carrying capacity.

Port of Montreal - Montreal,QC

Inspection and maintenance services of a fleet of 6 locomotives and 4 boosters.

Repair of wrecked and damaged locomotives.

PPG Canada - Beauharnois, QC

Monthly servicing and Major repairs to their locomotive.

QIT – Fer et Titane - Sorel-Tracy, QC

Providing detailed drawings for the constructing modified cars carrying products from QIT mining deposits.

Sopor - Baie Comeau, QC

General repair of 2 locomotives and performing scheduled maintenance.

For more information on our products and services, contact us by phone at 1-800-588-4387 or by email:

CANAC Railway Services Inc. is a Corporation that is part of the Savage Group of Companies.

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