Blair Irwin

Blair is passionate about the railway industry and Cariboo’s place. He is energetic, optimistic, approachable and compassionate. Blair has supervised/mentored dozens of employees and supervisors, completed countless projects including all facets of construction, mainline and industrial in challenging terrain in BC, AB and SK. He has managed rail gangs of 50 to 150 employees with equipment, tools and track materials of all kinds. Blair began his career in the industry with BC Rail in 1980 as a section labourer, quickly worked his way up through the ranks holding various positions including Senior Roadmaster within Engineering and finally in Operations as Yardmaster. Blair resigned from BC Rail in 2000 to start up Cariboo Rail.