Canada's Minister of Transport Accelerates DOT-111 Phase-Out Schedule - Tank Car Resource Center

Canada’s Minister of Transport Accelerates DOT-111 Phase-Out Schedule

On July 13, 2016, Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, Transport Canada, issued Protective Direction 38 which further accelerated the phase out of Class-111 tank cars. As a result of the directive, no person in Canada could offer for transport, handle, or transport petroleum crude oil in either a jacketed or non-jacketed Class-111 tank car in Canada after November 1, 2016.