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CN and CPKC Rail finish the 2022-23 crop year on a strong note

CN and CPKC Rail finish the 2022-23 crop year on a strong note

Aug 8, 2023 | 2:53pm
A strong close to the 2022-2023 crop year by both CN and CPKC Rail. The Ag Transport Coalition reports the two major railways supplied a combined 98% of hopper cars ordered in grain week 52, up from 96% in grain week 51.   CN supplied 98% of hopper cars ordered for week 52 matching the performance seen in […]
Two major rail lines submit annual grain movement plans to Ottawa

Two major rail lines submit annual grain movement plans to Ottawa

Aug 4, 2023 | 2:12pm
CN and CP Rail have submitted their annual grain transportation plans to the federal government.   They are required by law to submit plans to the federal transport minister each year. CN says it plans to move up to 7,800 cars or 744 thousand metric tonnes of bulk grain and grain products per week outside of winter, and up […]
CN Rail, CPKC Rail remain above 90 percent in supplying hopper cars

CN Rail, CPKC Rail remain above 90 percent in supplying hopper cars

Jul 4, 2023 | 2:26pm
CN and CPKC Rail supplied a combined 90% of hopper cars ordered in grain week 47, a decline from the previous week’s 94% order fulfillment performance. On a combined basis, CN and CPKC have now supplied 90% or more of cars ordered in each of the last eleven weeks. The decline in performance reflects a […]
APAS wants the federal government to support provisions that would increase rail competition

APAS wants the federal government to support provisions that would increase rail competition

May 30, 2023 | 2:39pm
Increase rail competition and lowering costs of hauling farm commodities are the goals of provisions included in a federal bill to extend interswitching on railways. Ian Boxall, president of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) noted some provisions to Bill C-47 include ensuring the rates are fair for interswitching and making sure it’s done […]