Canada’s two railways — CN and CPKC — must pay a combined $7.1 million to the Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) for exceeding their maximum grain revenue entitlements for the 2022-23 crop year, according to a ruling issued Dec. 22 by the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA). CN’s grain revenue of $1,079.5 million was $3.46 million… Read More

Both of Canada’s major railways — Canadian National (CN) and Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) — have published their annual grain transportation plans, coinciding with the start of 2023-24 crop year on August 1. Federal legislation that was implemented after the grain backlog that occurred ten years ago this fall requires the railways to submit… Read More

Richardson International has announced plans to upgrade eight elevators located on Canadian Pacific Kansas City rail lines in Western Canada. The work will allow these sites to load longer trains under CPKC’s 8,500-foot high efficiency product (HEP) model. The company says construction is set to begin at Richardson Pioneer locations in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba… Read More

The U.S. Surface Transportation Board has issued its long-awaited decision on the merger of Canadian Pacific Railway and Kansas City Southern, authorizing the combination of the two railways to form the first railway connecting Canada, the U.S., and Mexico. The 212-page decision includes many conditions, but will allow CP to take control of KCS, forming… Read More

 

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