CREWS is a growing freight rail service company located in Ontario, Canada. For more information about us, please see below.
Canadian Rail Equipment Works and Services Inc. was established in 2012. Since then, we have expanded to offer railcar storage, switching services, and transloading services, among other freight rail services. For more information on the services we offer, please visit our Services page.
As CREWS continues to expand its range of services, we expect to take on new employees to be valued members of our team. For current opportunities, please visit our Careers page.
Our President: Clayton Jones
Clayton Jones is the founder and President of Canadian Rail Equipment Works and Services Inc. (2012 - Present). He has been involved in the railway for almost thirty years, and is still building and expanding his knowledge in the industry.
Clayton's railway career started when he began working for CP Rail at the St. Luc Diesel Shop in Montreal, Quebec. He started as a Labourer and worked there for ten years in various positions. In 1998, he moved to the Ottawa Central Railway (OCR) for six and a half years, where he worked as a Mechanical Supervisor. In 2004, he registered his first company, Jones Team Mechanical. This company repaired locomotives and railcars used by local industries. Clayton registered his second company, Jones Rail Industries Ltd., in 2007. This company started by offering track repairs and maintenance, and has since grown to offer other services as well.
The experience and varying positions that Clayton has held have provided him with the opportunity to develop CREWS. Our expected growth and continued success in the industry is due to the highly esteemed quality of services Clayton necessitates of the company.
Development: Johnstown Railyard
CREWS is currently in the process of developing a new railyard located in Johnstown, Ontario. This project is being developed in a four phase program. Phase I of the Johnstown Railyard became operational as of January 2018. This phase offers storage services with a capacity for 230 railcars. Phase II became operational as of April 2019, currently offering storage for approximately 90 railcars and transloading services. Phase III is currently under construction with announcements to be made in the near future.