CN Rail

A project to replace the CN Rail level crossing on Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace is behind schedule. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

CN level crossing overpass project likely over budget

Province cites complexity of construction plan for rail crosing between Prince Rupert and Terrace

A project to replace the CN Rail level crossing on Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace is behind schedule. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
A project to replace the CN Rail level crossing on Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace is behind schedule. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Province shelves Hwy16 overpass project

Province cites complexity of construction plan for rail crossing between Prince Rupert and Terrace

A project to replace the CN Rail level crossing on Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace is behind schedule. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Jean-Jacque Ruest became CN Rail’s interim president and CEO on March 5, and took on the position permanently on July 24.(Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Jean-Jacques Ruest named CN Rail’s president and CEO

After serving in the interim position since March, Ruest took over the Canadian company on July 24

Jean-Jacque Ruest became CN Rail’s interim president and CEO on March 5, and took on the position permanently on July 24.(Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Ken Shaw, Coast Mountain College, and Meagan Leicht, Keystone Environmental, stand among the artificial reef structures made from recycled concrete rail ties. CN Rail is launching a pilot project in the Prince Rupert harbour this fall. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

CN upcycles old rail ties into artificial reefs

A pilot project to enhance B.C. coastal marine life is being launched in Prince Rupert

Ken Shaw, Coast Mountain College, and Meagan Leicht, Keystone Environmental, stand among the artificial reef structures made from recycled concrete rail ties. CN Rail is launching a pilot project in the Prince Rupert harbour this fall. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
CN Rail changes its stance on submitting a spray management plan to the province. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

CN changes its position on sharing spraying methods with B.C. government

Chief legal officer for CN Rail says the company is now cooperating with the province

CN Rail changes its stance on submitting a spray management plan to the province. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
CN announced $340 million in upgrades to rail infrastructure is coming to B.C. in 2018. (File photo)

CN Rail to invest $340M in B.C. in 2018

Upgrades to track infrastructure planned between Prince Rupert and Jasper

CN announced $340 million in upgrades to rail infrastructure is coming to B.C. in 2018. (File photo)
A line of dead vegetation next to CN’s rail line near the Skeena River prompted Luanne Roth to notify the Ministry of Environment. (Photo submitted by T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation)

CN Rail refuses to submit pest plan in wake of government probe

Province investigates CN’s practices after dead vegetation was found along the Skeena River in 2017

A line of dead vegetation next to CN’s rail line near the Skeena River prompted Luanne Roth to notify the Ministry of Environment. (Photo submitted by T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation)
CN Rail’s first quarter was down four per cent in 2018. (Emelie Peacock / Black Press)

CN Rail volumes increasing after poor first quarter

Port of Prince Rupert’s intermodal trade helping CN Rail bounce back from hard winter

CN Rail’s first quarter was down four per cent in 2018. (Emelie Peacock / Black Press)
Two bunny rabbits were abandoned in Port Edward, and they spent some time on the mayor’s lawn. (Dave MacDonald photo)

Fencing to be installed before train whistles can stop, and runaway rabbits in Port Edward

District of Port Edward council briefs from the March 27 meeting

Two bunny rabbits were abandoned in Port Edward, and they spent some time on the mayor’s lawn. (Dave MacDonald photo)
Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology Bruce Ralson, is asking the federal government to develop plans to improve CN Rail’s services. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Northern B.C. rail service is unreliable and inadequate, trade minister says

Bruce Ralston pushes federal minister of transport to ensure reliable supply of rail cars

Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology Bruce Ralson, is asking the federal government to develop plans to improve CN Rail’s services. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert Grain is reporting a loss of business due to CN Rail’s transportation service. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Grain cancels 350,000 tonnes of business

Average of 18-day wait time for grain vessels in Port of Prince Rupert on B.C.’s North Coast

Prince Rupert Grain is reporting a loss of business due to CN Rail’s transportation service. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
CN Rail’s interim CEO and president Jean-Jacque Ruest issues public apology for delay in grain shipments and promises to take measures to improve services. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

CN apologizes to grain customers

Interim president and CEO Jean-Jacque Ruest of CN Rail announces measures to make improvements

CN Rail’s interim CEO and president Jean-Jacque Ruest issues public apology for delay in grain shipments and promises to take measures to improve services. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Coal train derailment near New Hazelton. (Ian Johnston photo)

Train derails in Northwest B.C.

CN reports no injuries or dangerous goods involved after coal train derailment.

Coal train derailment near New Hazelton. (Ian Johnston photo)
A CN coal train derailed on Jan. 19 near New Hazelton. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)

UPDATE: Coal train derailment near New Hazelton

CN reports no injuries or dangerous goods involved after coal train derailment in Northern B.C.

A CN coal train derailed on Jan. 19 near New Hazelton. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)
A line of dead vegetation next to CN’s rail line near the Skeena River prompted Luanne Roth to notify the Ministry of Environment. (Photo submitted by T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation)

Glyphosate residue found on dead leaves next to CN tracks

The province continues to investigate CN Rail’s use of herbicide along the Skeena River

A line of dead vegetation next to CN’s rail line near the Skeena River prompted Luanne Roth to notify the Ministry of Environment. (Photo submitted by T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation)
CN’s Francois Boucher, Chief Alex Campbell and Mayor Lee Brain spoke at the tree planting ceremony on Nov. 15 (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Putting down roots in Rupert

CN Rail and Tree Canada are planting trees in Prince Rupert’s downtown core

CN’s Francois Boucher, Chief Alex Campbell and Mayor Lee Brain spoke at the tree planting ceremony on Nov. 15 (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Four new rail crossings are being installed in Port Edward. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Train crossings, stormwater and sewage upgrades on schedule

All projects in Port Edward are expected to be completed by early December

Four new rail crossings are being installed in Port Edward. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
CN Rail is hiring hundreds of new employees in Western Canada. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

CN to hire 600 people in Western Canada as business improves

After laying off 1,000 employees starting in 2015 Canada’s largest rail company is on a hiring spree

CN Rail is hiring hundreds of new employees in Western Canada. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)