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CN and Evergreen Extend Intermodal Agreement

CN and Evergreen Line are pleased to announce that their long-standing relationship of 27 years will continue with a new agreement extending their intermodal partnership. Evergreen and CN have long enjoyed a mutually beneficial partnership, with Evergreen calling at CN served ports such as Vancouver, Prince Rupert, and Halifax. This new agreement furthers the privileged relationship between both companies. “We are pleased to be renewing our partnership with CN,” said Roy Amalfitano, ... [+]

CN,CSX Announce New Intermodal Service Offering

CN and CSX announced a new intermodal service offering between CN’s greater Montreal and Southern Ontario areas, and the CSX-served ports of Philadelphia, New York, New Jersey and the New York City metropolitan area. “Over the long term, the freight market will increasingly depend on demand driven by the consumer economy ... [+]

CN grain movement: record pace continues

CN announced that western Canadian grain movement in the month of June exceeded 2.3 million metric tonnes (MMT), compared to the three-year average of 1.80 MMT and June 2018’s result of 1.99 MMT. The cumulative total of tonnage moved for the 2018-19 crop year is on record pace at 25.5 MMT, ... [+]

CN launches new pilot project using electric trucks

CN recently announced that it has signed a MOU with The Lion Electric Co. for the conception, design and manufacturing of eight tandem axle, Class 8, zero-emission, electric trucks as part of its larger sustainable strategy to reduce emissions through innovation. The trucks will be deployed in cities across the CN ... [+]

CN recognized

CN  is pleased to be recognized   as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers by Canada’s Top 100 Employers for a third consecutive year.  “The diversity of our employees is among our biggest strengths and contributes to our ongoing success,’’ said Kim Madigan, Senior Vice-President, Human Resources at CN. “Therefore, it will ... [+]

CN recognized for leadership on climate change action for 10th straight year

CN has been highlighted as a global leader on corporate climate action by the CDP, achieving a place on the CDP Climate Change A list. The Climate A List has been produced at the request of 650 investors with assets of over US$87 trillion and/or 115 major purchasing organizations with $3.3 ... [+]

CN achieves PTC milestones 2018 year-end deadline

CN reports that it has met all Dec. 31, 2018 milestones in its positive train control (PTC) implementation plan and applied on November 7 for a two-year extension to complete deployment and interoperability. Mandated by the U.S. Congress to be installed on certain mainline tracks, PTC is a system designed to ... [+]

CN orders 60+ locomotives from GE Transportation

GE Transportation has announced that CN will acquire 60 additional locomotives, expanding the class I’s 200-unit order placed in December 2017. “With strong demand across our business, we continue to invest for the long haul with these locomotives that further expand the reliability and size of our fleet,” said JJ Ruest, ... [+]

CN and Norfolk Southern joint interline service reducing transcontinental transit times by up to 48 hours

Canadian National Railroad (CN) and Norfolk Southern (NS) announced on October 27 that a new joint interline service initiative is reducing transit times by one to two days for carload traffic between Western Canada and NS destinations in the Eastern United States. This seamless interline service, established in August, allows freight to bypass traditional interchange ... [+]

CN: Port of Prince Rupert container terminal a true success story

CN joined its supply chain partners, the Port of Prince Rupert and DP World, in marking the 10th anniversary of the Fairview Container Terminal and celebrating the facility's expansion on August 29. The city of Prince Rupert was built for Canadian trade and the container terminal unlocked so much of the port's untapped potential," said Luc Jobin, ... [+]

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