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15,000 employees complete rail courses at CN’s two campuses
Canadian National Railway (CN) announced April 4, 2016 that 15,000 employees have completed a range of railway training programs at its two education campuses since they opened in 2014. CN…
CN recognizes customers for sustainability leadership
Canadian National Railway on March 29, 2016 recognized 22 of its customers for their sustainability practices that are aligned with the objectives of the CN EcoConnexions program.
CN supports Canadian Agricultural Safety Week
Canadian National (CN) has joined the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) to promote farm safety as CASA's newest safety investor in the annual Canadian Agricultural Safety Week (CASW), March 13-19,…
CN targeting C$2.9 billion in 2016 capital investments
CN announced on Feb. 10, 2016 the details of its 2016 plan to invest approximately C$2.9 billion in rail infrastructure and equipment “to raise network efficiency, support long-term growth and…
For CN, strong, solid financials in a tough year
Despite decreases in carloadings and revenue ton-miles, CN on Jan. 26, 2015 posted solid financials for fourth-quarter and full-year 2015. Significant in its results are record free cash flow and…
CN Milton Logistics Hub moving along
CN’s program to build its new, C$250 million Milton Logistics Hub in Ontario is moving ahead with a formal application to the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA), which is required to…
CN's Mongeau back at the throttle
CN President and CEO Claude Mongeau has returned to work after fully recovering from a surgical procedure and will lead the company’s Jan. 26, 2015 earnings call to discuss fourth-quarter…
CN submits Milton Logistics Hub EIS
CN on Jan. 7, 2016 submitted its Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) for its proposed logistics hub/intermodal facility to be built in Milton, Ontario.
CN campaign raises C$1.8 million for charities
Canadian National Railway (CN) announced Dec. 17, 2015 that the 2016 CN Employees' and Pensioners' Community Fund (the Fund) campaign raised a record C$1,857,920 for charities across Canada.
CN helps raise $760,000 for Winnipeg children’s hospital
The Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba and Canadian National Railway (CN) announced Dec. 12, 2015 that the CN Miracle Match program has helped raise more than $760,000 for the Children's…
CN donates $5 million to Syrian refugees resettling in Canada
Canadian National Railway (CN) on Dec. 11, 2015, along with John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced a $5 million donation to assist communities with the resettlement of…
Amsted Rail to produce one million wheels for CN
Canadian National Railway (CN) announced on Dec. 10, 2015 a new long-term contract with Amsted Rail to produce one million wheels for use at its Transcona mechanical facility.
Guelph Subdivision upgraded to CTC
VIA Rail on Nov. 14, 2015, commissioned CTC (centralized traffic control) on its entire North Mainline (Guelph Subdivision) between Georgetown and London, Ontario.
CP-NS transcon a craps table roll
Few obstacles bedevil railroads as has the Mississippi River. Spanning it was the nation’s first rail bridge in 1856—promptly assaulted by steamboat Effie Afton. While the bridge was repaired and…
CN delivers solid third-quarter results
Net income of C$1.01 billion, compared with net income of C$853 million in second-quarter 2014, combined with an operating income increase of 16% and a record-low quarterly operating ratio of…
CN, CSX earn sustainability accolades
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index has named CSX and CN Sustainability Leaders.
CN’s Jobin takes helm during Mongeau’s medical leave
CN President and CEO Claude Mongeau will soon undergo surgery to remove a rare type of precancerous soft-tissue tumor located in the upper left part of his larynx, the railroad…
Iowa Pacific to operate Grenada Railway
The North Central Mississippi Regional Railroad Authority (NCMRRA) on July 30, 2015 completed its acquisition of Grenada Railway, LLC and signed a 15-year lease agreement with a subsidiary of Iowa…
GO Transit’s new Hamilton station opens
Hamilton, Ont., located at the western end of Lake Ontario some 40 miles beyond Toronto, has received its second GO Transit station, named West Harbour.
CN introduces new grain products for 2015-16 crop year
In preparing for the upcoming harvest and continuing to look for ways to innovate and develop new approaches to doing business, Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has introduced a new…
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