Tag: BNSF

Federal Court Rejects CP Rail Appeal, Rules in Favour of P&H on Interswitching

The Federal Court of Appeals has upheld an earlier ruling by the Canadian Transportation Agency giving Parrish & Heimbecker access to lower priced rail service from BNSF Railway in southern Alberta. CP Rail had argued it was not required to provide service at statutory interswitching rates for the P&H elevator at Milk River because one of the… Read more »

Western Canadian Grain Not a Priority for BNSF Railway

Canadian rail companies’ concerns that legislation passed by the federal government in 2014 would open the Western Canadian grain market to “poaching” by U.S. railways appear to be unfounded so far, much to the dismay of farmers and farm organizations hoping for increased competition for Canadian National and Canadian Pacific railways. With the passage of the “Fair Rail… Read more »

Ceres Global Ag Invests in a New Rail Export Option for Western Canadian Farmers

Today is potentially a very big day for Western Canadian farmers and the petroleum industry. Ceres Global Ag Corp will be investing heavily in new rail infrastructure to connect Canadian farmers directly to the Texas Gulf and Mexico. A Canadian grain expert (who requested to be kept confidential)  quickly told RealAgriculture.com that, “this would of never… Read more »