CP has Hazardous Materials & Emergency Response Officers strategically located across CP's network. In addition to these assets, CP has a 24/7 emergency response contractor network that provides additional resources and personnel to provide effective response across CP's network. CP's significant resources allow the railway to
provide mutual aid to other industrial partners when needed.
Foam fire trailers are equipped with AR-AFFF (Alcohol Resistant – Film Forming Foam) used to best extinguish ethanol and petroleum fires. They can be pulled by a larger pickup truck or lifted by a helicopter for delivery in the most remote locations. They are strategically located across CP’s rail network for fast response times.
CP's transfer trailers contain fittings, pumps and hoses to transfer a wide variety of dangerous goods. In the event of an incident, these 53" trailers are the nexus of transfer operations.
To ensure the fastest and safest cleanup, trailers are equipped with enough emergency supplies to last approximately 48 hours.
CP's transfer trailers contain fittings, pumps and hoses to transfer a wide variety of dangerous goods.
Boom containers are portable trailers that respond to spill sites to halt the spread of product over water.
Ecch container houses 1,500 feet of 6x6 river boom, as well as ropes, PPE, anchor kids, sorbent booms and pads.
Emergency operation posts are specially-designed portable trailers that act as the communications hub in an emergency. These trailers provide a safe and functional space for CP's HazMat team, local responders and other agencies to update and review Incident Action Plans (IAP), Healthy and Safety Plans and Incident Command Site (ICS) forms.
Each trailer is equipped with state-of-the-art telecommunications equipment including live video feeds to connect with other staff in the field, operations and CP's headquarters.