Canadian Pacific

Edmond (“Ed”) Harris

COO Shake-Up at CN

CN on Nov. 28 reported that 40-year railroad veteran Edmond (“Ed”) Harris has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately. He succeeds Rob Reilly.

CP Holiday Train Begins 2022 Tour

The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train program begins its 2022 live tour this week after two years of virtual concerts, with the first of two brightly decorated trains departing the Montreal area for the opening shows of the tour on Nov. 23 in Maine.

Report: City of Washington, Iowa Accepts CP Crossing Closure Counteroffer

In a unanimous vote, the Washington (Iowa) City Council has accepted a counteroffer from Canadian Pacific (CP) that would allow the city to secure city funds and “municipal cooperation” for the proposed CP-Kansas City Southern (KCS) merger, which would “increase train traffic by more than 300% in the area,” the Southeast Iowa Union reported on Nov. 21.

Of the $3.55 billion in BNSF’s 2022 capital expenditure plan, about $580 million went toward projects that support the growth of its Consumer, Agricultural and Industrial Products customers’ businesses. (Photograph Courtesy of BNSF)

Class I Briefs: BNSF, CN/CP, UP

BNSF is wrapping up several major capital projects to boost capacity and operational efficiency. Also, CN and Canadian Pacific (CP) are among Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2023; and Union Pacific (UP) and Portland (Ore.) Community College are launching a career technical-education initiative for welding technology, electrical trades, diesel service, machine manufacturing, and other trade career paths.

(Photograph Courtesy of Port of Long Beach)
Commentary

Cowen: Measuring Supply Chain Shifts

A COVID-induced supply chain spiral led to a logistical conundrum that forced shippers and executive teams to adapt to an ever-changing global environment. As the dust begins to settle, we, at Cowen Research, are taking a closer look at the more long-lasting changes across the supply chain and consumers. A multi-sector angle provides insight into the long-term impact for supply chains and beneficiaries of these shifts.

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WOMEN IN RAIL 2022

RAILWAY AGE, NOVEMBER 2022 ISSUE: Railway Age’s Women in Rail awards program celebrates strong women who excel at leadership, serving the community and contributing to the industry—above and beyond their day-to-day job responsibilities.

Three grain elevators have earned Canadian Pacific’s Elevator of the Year award for the 2021-22 crop year. Pictured is winner G3 Carmangay.

CP Elevates Three Grain Elevators

Canadian Pacific (CP) has recognized Paterson Flagstaff, G3 Carmangay, and Elbow Lake Co-op Grain with Elevator of the Year awards for the 2021-22 crop year.