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Canadian National Rail Pledges $80 Million for Minnesota Improvements

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Canadian National Railway plans to invest more than $80 million in Minnesota this year — spending it, they said, would strengthen the company’s rail network across the state.

Brady Slater | Duluth (Minn.) News Tribune
April 16, 2019

Canadian National Railway Agrees to Buy TransX Group

TransX truck in Louisville, Ky. John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Canadian National Railway has reached an agreement to buy the TransX Group of Cos. in Winnipeg, Manitoba, from founder and CEO Louie Tolaini.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 30, 2018
Business, Logistics

CN Rail Taps Interim Boss as CEO After Network Logjams Ease

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Canadian National Railway Co. named Jean-Jacques Ruest as president and chief executive officer, four months after he took over as interim leader.

Frederic Tomesco | Bloomberg News
July 24, 2018

Canadian National Railway Plans Purchase of 1,000 Grain Hopper Cars

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Canadian National Railway Co. plans to acquire 1,000 new-generation high-cube grain hopper cars over the next two years to rejuvenate the aging equipment needed to serve increasing annual crop yields, according to the Montreal-based railroad.

Transport Topics
June 8, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Canadian National to Buy 350 Center Beam Railcars

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Canadian National Railway plans to purchase 350 73-foot center beam railcars to meet the growing demand for transporting lumber products, the Montreal-based railroad announced May 2.

Transport Topics
May 3, 2018

Profits, Revenues Fall at Canadian National


Canadian National Railway reported April 23 first-quarter net income of C$741 million, or $1 a share, on revenues of $3.2 billion, a decline of $12 million.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 23, 2018
Business, Logistics

Canadian National Replaces its CEO Amid Service Delays

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Railroad giant Canadian National Railway has abruptly replaced CEO Luc Jobin, saying it needed a leader who would “energize the team,” and named Jean-Jacques Ruest as interim president and CEO.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
March 5, 2018
Business, Logistics

Canadian National Rail CEO Claude Mongeau Resigns

Mongeau by Canadian National Railway Company

Canadian National Railway Co. CEO Claude Mongeau is stepping down after 22 years at the carrier, saying throat surgery last year has left him unable to continue in the job.

Tony Robinson and Thomas Black
June 7, 2016
Business, Logistics

Canadian National Workers Set Strike Vote

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Unifor, a labor union that represents about 4,800 workers at Canadian National Railway, said it will begin strike votes next week after five months of talks failed to produce an agreement.

Transport Topics
February 20, 2015
Business, Logistics

Canada Extends Order on Rail Shipment to Alleviate Grain Backlog

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Canada extended an order that requires the country’s two largest railways to ship a minimum amount of grain each week until March 28.

Bloomberg News
December 1, 2014