Major Canadian Railways Continue to Struggle in Meeting Grain Service Demand: Ag Transport Coalition

CN and CPKC Rail supplied a combined 71% of hopper cars ordered in grain week 37, unchanged from the prior week. 

CN saw a modest improvement in performance as compared to the prior week. 

In supplying 72% of cars ordered by shippers in week 37 CN saw performance increase from the 68% order fulfillment performance seen in week 36. 

CN performance remains below the 90% performance threshold for the fifteenth consecutive week. 

CPKC performance declined slightly from the prior week with the railway supplying 70% of shipper orders in week 37 as compared to 75% in the prior week. 

CPKC performance remains below the 90% threshold for the thirteenth consecutive week. 

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