Rail Climate Change Adaptation Program

By mmuise

Transport Canada's Rail Climate Change Adaptation Program was created to help Canada's rail sector research, develop, and implement innovative technologies, tools, and approaches to address these risks.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is up to $300,000 per project:
- Class I rail carriers can be reimbursed for up to 50% of eligible expenses
- Shortline (Class II or Class III rail carriers) can be reimbursed for up to 80% of eligible expenses

Deadline: Applications are closed. Stay tuned for future intake announcements.

Applicants must be:

  • federally or provincially regulated railway companies; and
  • incorporated in Canada.
    Organizations that mainly operate tourist or commuter trains, like light rail transit, are not eligible.
Application Steps:

Applicants must:

1. prepare their application and use Rail Climate Change Adaptation Program (R-CCAP)’s templates for their project proposal and budget proposal;

2. submit application via email to: RailCCAP-PACCRFerroviaire@tc.gc.ca. Applicants must indicate their organization's name and “TC2004” in the subject line of the email; and

3. receive an auto generated email that confirms their application has been received.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must provide legal documents that prove their organization is a legal entity (for example: letters of patent, certificate of incorporation or other such legal documents).

Other Things to Note:

The RSIP is not accepting any applications for funding at this time.

Older: The previous intake deadline was on September 28, 2022.

Date modified: 2023-03-02

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