CN Matches CP, Letter for Letter

Letters, Kansas City Southern gets letters. CN President and CEO JJ Ruest has responded to Canadian Pacific President and CEO Keith Creel’s April 21 letter to KCS President and CEO Pat Ottensmeyer

CN, Union Reach Tentative Agreement

CN has reached a tentative agreement for a new collective agreement with its 3,200 conductors and yard crews working on its mainline and yards in Canada.

Miner to supply components for 3,800 CP, CN hoppers

Miner Enterprises recently announced that it plans to supply outlet gates and hatch covers for 3,800 new high-capacity grain hopper cars ordered by Canadian Pacific (CP) and Canadian National (CN) railways.

Crude pumps up weekly carload report

Commodity and intermodal rail traffic continued to finished in positive territory for the latest week, but at a much slower pace than earlier in the year.

Container truck train

New month, new intermodal rail record

Rail freight continues to benefit from tight trucking capacity as spot market demand for highway haulage exploded this month.

AAR technology

White paper delivers AAR tech message

The Association of American Railroads released a white paper highlighting technology’s role in making the U.S. rail network more efficient, reliable, and safer.

British Columbia Ashcroft Terminal

CN upgrade part of B.C. terminal plan

Western Canada is the latest location for development of an inland terminal as a strategic move to improve the supply chain to and from coastal facilities. 

AAR technology

Hands-on for AAR, RRs D.C. tech event

The Association of American Railroads is offering an up-close view of technology as seen through a railroad lens.

Union Pacific freight train

Carload, intermodal traffic on the upswing

As the economy goes, so go the railroads, and the latest weekly data show an improving picture for carload commodities.

Canadian National lumber train

Service first: CN buying 350 centerbeam cars

CN is buying 350 new centerbeam cars, the latest move to address service issues across its North American network.