Railway Technology

Event Details


March 13, 2024

Start Time

7:00 pm


Danish Canadian Club, Calgary


Railway Technology : – aka (Almost) everything you wanted to know about railroads but were afraid to ask!   A review of some interesting facts about the evolution of railroad technology including developing new technologies.  There will be reference to specific issues in Western Canada such as long tunnels and energy conservation.


Paul Clegg

Paul Clegg, Calgary, Alberta, is the retired Director of Network Transactions for Canadian Pacific Railway. During his 37-year career with CP he was engaged in Grain Marketing in both Montreal and Winnipeg and Network Strategy and Research in Calgary. During his time with Network Strategy, he was responsible for capacity studies, line sales and acquisitions as well as planning for new rail lines in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland near Edmonton. He has a number of articles published on CPR history including the revolutionary 36’ steel inside sheathed “Dominion” boxcar, meat and livestock movement and aspects of CPR’s building and bridge designs.  He is also a committee member for the Canadian Railway Hall of Fame.

Paul is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Commerce in Transportation and Logistics.  He was also a Logistics officer in the Canadian Forces Reserve.  He is a member of the Lexington Group in Transportation History and has participated in the Canadian Transportation Research Forum. 


7pm, March 13th, 2024.

Danish Canadian Club, Calgary