Wet’suwet’en solidarity protests: Here’s a chronological look at rail disruptions

RCMP began enforcing an injunction last week that prevents interference with construction of a $6.6-billion natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia. Here is a timeline of rail disruptions by people showing solidarity with hereditary Wet’suwet’en chiefs opposing the Coastal…

‘Small amount’ of potash spilled after train derailment near B.C.-Alberta border

A “small amount” of potash spilled at the site of a train derailment near the B.C.-Alberta border, CN and government officials confirmed Saturday. Twenty-six cars derailed Thursday in multiple positions in Fraser-Fort George, B.C., about 30 kilometres east of Mount…

No injuries reported after 23 CN railcars derail in Fraser-Fort George, B.C.

Posted December 26, 2019 3:24 pm Updated December 26, 2019 3:25 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ CN crews responded to a train derailment in eastern British Columbia on Thursday morning.…

CN jobs moving from Montreal to Edmonton in 2nd major transfer of the year: Union

The Teamsters union says Canadian National Railway Co. has begun to transfer workers as part of an apparent move to relocate its rail traffic control centre to Edmonton from Montreal. Teamsters Canada says more than 100 positions would be affected…

CN can operate trains to move products where needed most: Garneau

On Friday, Transportation Minister Marc Garneau said CN managers can operate limited trains and possibly move products to where it’s needed most including Quebec where there is a propane shortage and Alberta where grain farmers need propane to dry their…

Grain shippers worried as CN Rail workers strike

Grain shippers are concerned about the impact of a strike by about 3,200 Canadian National Railway Co. workers in an already tough harvest year. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference announced the work stoppage Monday night after the two parties failed…

Over 3,000 Canadian National Railway rail workers on strike: union

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 19, 2019 12:53 am Updated November 19, 2019 12:57 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ About 3,200 Canadian National Railway conductors, trainpersons and yard…

Fort Saskatchewan RCMP respond to train derailment by Highway 15

Officers from the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP detachment responded to a train derailment at Highway 15 and Range Road 181 on Sunday morning after a train carrying grain partially derailed. Police said that at about 5 a.m., a total of 16…

Crude-by-rail and container traffic push CN Rail to record revenues of nearly $4B

Crude-by-rail and container traffic drove Canadian National Railway Co. to its highest ever quarterly revenue and adjusted earnings per share, shoring up confidence in its EPS forecast of low double-digit growth for 2019. The country’s largest railroad operator saw revenues…