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February 12, 2020  

Railways under stress as anti pipeline blockades continue

CN Railway warns it will have to close “significant” parts of its network unless blockades on its rail lines are removed.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 25, 2019  

CN strike prompts potash mine shutdown, triggers 550 temporary layoffs [UPDATED]

Halting operations for two weeks starting Dec. 2, most of the mine’s product is shipped by the railway.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 20, 2019  

CN Rail strike, lack of trucking alternatives stoke forest industry fears

Forest industry supplies about 10% of the tonnage transported on Canada’s railway system.

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November 20, 2019  

Liberal government urged to intervene to end CN rail strike

Scheer and Alberta officials call on Trudeau to bring legislators back sooner.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 25, 2019  

US-China trade war hurting Canada’s largest railway: CN

CFO Ghislain Houle says the expansion cycle has come to an end.

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July 10, 2019  

Bombardier to appeal Brazil ruling over alleged bidding infractions

$175 million in fines levied against a “cartel” that the tribunal found manipulated at least 26 tenders between 1999 and 2013.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
March 7, 2018  

UPDATE: CN apologizes, promises immediate action to clear grain shipment backlog

Offering incentives for key employees to delay retirement and postpone vacations, and to entice back recently-retired employees.

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February 21, 2018  

CN and CP say service will improve as frigid winter weather subsides

Heavy snow in Western Canada and frigid temperatures slowed service fro both rail companies.

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February 19, 2018  

If no orders, Bombardier may lay off hundreds at its Quebec railway plant

At least half of the factory’s 600 jobs on the line when Montreal subway contract complete.

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December 20, 2017  

Canadian railway industry waiting for proven technology to prevent crashes

Describes enhanced train control systems required to operate in the US next year are costly, unproven technology.

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June 14, 2017  

CN to spend $500M on technology with eye on driverless truck threat

Canada’s largest railway is making the investments to improve operations and stay ahead trucking changes.

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May 30, 2017  

Union for CN railway workers reaches tentative deal to avert strike

Work stoppage would have caused plant closures in the $55-billion chemicals and plastics industry.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
January 25, 2017  

CN Rail optimistic Canada won’t be hurt by potential NAFTA changes

It expects to transport 3% to 4% more volumes of cargo throughout the year.

News Manufacturing General
November 23, 2016  

Bombardier signs $331M deal to operate Montreal area railway network

That makes three of Canada’s largest suburban rail networks for the Montreal transportation giant.

News Government Manufacturing Transportation General
May 15, 2015  

CPR railway execs slam US electronic braking rules

Tank car manufacturers face higher costs, railways would need to retool locomotives.