OUR HISTORY

“Living, Loving and Breathing Track”

Each of our Senior Management team has been in the track construction and maintenance business for at least thirty years

Our Senior Management team has managed and supervised multimillion dollar projects both in maintenance upgrades and capital projects


Cariboo Central Railroad Contracting Ltd (Cariboo Rail) has been in the railroad construction business since the year 2000, incorporated on March 5, 2003 by Blair Irwin, President/CEO.

Cariboo Rail has meticulously and strategically choosen the right people to build a strong team of experienced professionals to meet the challenges in the competitive domestic and global marketplace.

We are unique in our passion and understanding of track infrastructure. We have the vision, knowledge, capability, and leadership style to take railroad concepts from concept to completion. We demand the utmost quality from each project, large or small.

Our team of industry leaders have decades of experience, responsible for hundreds of miles of track work projects, exposure to the broad spectrum of railroad projects including large industrial sites, metro/skytrain projects, bridges and tunnels, and highway overpasses. Our people have risen to the geographical challenges of the Canadian mountains with heavy mountain grades and tunnels to working on the Canadian prairies in temperature ranging from + 30 degrees celcius to -30 degrees celcius.

These railroad professionals understand the industry engineering standards and how to apply these specifications to build and maintain a safe railroad infrastructure. We draw on this wealth of knowledge to provide the customer with the right solutions to resolve complex problems.

Cariboo Rail values the relationships with railroad engineering firms, material, service, and equipment suppliers with operations and networks that span throughout North & South America, Europe and Asia.

Cariboo Rail is committed to having a positive impact on its employees and the people within the communities where it works. We are respectful of each other, others, and the environment that surrounds us.