Major Canadian Railways Bounce Back on Grain Deliveries: Ag Transport Coalition

CN and CPKC Rail supplied a combined 95% of hopper cars ordered in grain week 13, an improvement from the 88% order fulfillment performance seen the previous week and the best overall performance we have seen since week 4 in late August.

The uptick in performance reflects improved performance for each of CN and CPKC.

In supplying 92% of hopper cars ordered on time in week 13, CN saw performance improve from the 85% order fulfillment performance they posted in week 12.

CN performance returns above the 90% performance threshold for the first time since week 4 in August.

CPKC performance improved with the railway supplying 99% of shipper orders in week 13, an improvement from the 91% order fulfillment performance in week 12.

CPKC performance remains above the 90% threshold for the second consecutive week.

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