About ESI Rail Ltd.
ESI Rail Limited is a railway signal contractor providing services to all major railways across Canada. Founded in 2010 and built from the ground up, our workforce has grown each year due to increased demand for the skilled and professional services we provide. By meeting and exceeding our customers' demands, we have established a firm position as leaders in signal systems support for Canadian Class 1 railways. With an experienced and dedicated work force, our company has a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of the field. Additionally, our commitment to safety, security and efficiency has always been priority number one.
ESI Rail Limited Specializes in:
- Production Support
- Design Consultation
We prioritize our customers satisfaction and work with them to support their desired operational requirements. We source appropriate products to suit our clients' needs.
ESI Rail Ltd. has experienced exponential growth in the past decade as we have always sought to continue diversifying our business ventures and services to attract new clientele. With our head office located in Winnipeg, MB, we are in a prime location to continue to serve the needs of our customers across Canada.
Our focus moving into the future of our business is to continue providing the same service that ESI Rail Limited customers have become accustomed to since our inception, in addition to capitalizing on new technologies to ensure we remain the number one choice for national railway service support.
ESI Rail Ltd. is an Independent Railway Signal Contractor that specializes in signal support services and comprehensive signal installations.
- Rail grinder
- Surfacing and Lining
- Shoulder cleaner
- Automatic Equipment Identification (AEI)
- Wayside communication systems
- Centralized Traffic Control (CTC)
- Positive Train Control (PTC)
- End Of Siding (EOS)
- Grade Crossings
- Hotbox Detector (HBD)
- Snow Clearing Devices (SCD)
- Locates/megging underground cable
- Cable repair and upgrade
- Boom Truck
- Design and Consultation
- Regulatory Testing & Maintenance of all Signaling systems
- Emergency Response
ESI Rail delivers on time quality service for diverse projects while ensuring safety in all its aspects.
Meet the team
Efficiency, experience and talent is what sets our team apart.
Leslie BuzzellOwner & Chief Executive Officer
Les started ESI Rail Limited in April 2010 with his son Brandon.
Beverley TaylorVice President of Operations
Beverley joined ESI Rail Limited in April 2010.
Danny MartensGeneral Manager
Danny joined ESI Rail Limited in July 2010.
Devin BuzzellBusiness & Revenue Manager
Devin joined ESI Rail Limited in July 2010.
Brandon BuzzellFinance & Procurement Manager
Brandon helped Les start ESI Rail Limited in April 2010.
Christian CauchonSenior IT Engineer
Chris joined ESI Rail Limited in May 2017
Charles "Chuck" WickensField Manager Western Network
Charles joined ESI Rail Limited in September 2018.
Jamie StickwoodField Manager
Jamie joined ESI Rail Limited in January 2018.
Santanna BlanchetteBusiness Operations Analyst
Santanna joined ESI Rail Limited in September 2021.
Lorelei CurtisTravel & Operations Support Specialist
Lorelei joined ESI Rail Limited in January 2017.
Kevin SenenkoHealth & Safety Specialist
Kevin joined ESI Rail Limited in June 2012.
Mick BurrowsSignal Training Manager
Mick joined ESI Rail Limited in August 2021
Katie WiebeFinancial Accounting Manager
Katie joined ESI Rail Limited in July 2022.
No One Gets Hurt
ESI Rail’s top commitment is to the health and safety of its employees and all who are involved in our projects. Our goal is to provide our workers with the knowledge to complete tasks in a manner that ensures that at the end of the day, everyone goes home safe. Navigating the many hazards of railroad environment is something that our employees are taught to recognize from Day 1. Extensive training and education up to industry standards ensures that our employees are provided an incident free workplace to complete our tasks in a safe and timely manner.
Our philosophy is that the well-being of our company and clients is dependent on the health and safety of our workforce. ESI Rail will ensure that every reasonable precaution in all circumstances will be taken to ensure the protection of all workers. No job is to be regarded as so urgent that time cannot be taken to do it in a safe manner.
ESI Rail is dedicated to ensuring that our employees are trained and certified, adhering to all industry regulations. We provide our employees with training in:
- CROR (Canadian Rail Operating Rules)
- First Aid & AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
- Fall Protection
- WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System)
On site safety training is also a big part of our culture. Junior employees are always teamed with experienced ones to ensure that good safety habits are formed early on, and our in-field management team provides ongoing mentorship through strong field presence.
In good standing and participant with the following safety management systems: ISNetworld, Ecovadis, and eRailSafe
Contact us for general inquiries
4 – 877 Redonda St.,
Sunnyside, MB, R5R 0J4
+1 (877) 489-5134