1370 Ontario St. - Mezzanine, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Secretary-Treasurers
Information
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Canada forces railways to ship grains to reduce backlog

(Source: Bloomberg News, March 7, 2014)

OTTAWA -- Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. and Canadian National Railway Co. will be required to increase the volumes carried each week over a period of four weeks to move 1 million metric tons of grain each week, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt said today at a press conference in Winnipeg. Railways that donít comply will face penalties of as much as C$100,000 ($90,000) per day, Raitt said.

Full story: Bloomberg News

Monday, March 10, 2014

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

© 1997-2014 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Safety Task Force Hotline
800-306-5414

Decertification Helpline
800-393-2716

DAILY HEADLINES

Teamster Nation: Get the latest updates in the War on Workers
State watchdog faults Metra for falsifying work logs
Amtrak's on-time performance lags compared to 2013
Can trains carry oil safely?
Next phase of Midwest high-speed rail work to start this fall
MMA train from Lac-Megantic rail disaster pulled from U.S. auction
Torrential rains damage New Mexico train tracks
BNSF delays plan for faster trains on track through Devils Lake
Businesses showing interest in upcoming CSX facility in Winter Haven, Fla.
'Very lucky' bridge trespassers dive under freight train, survive

More Headlines


Enter your e-mail address to receive BLET news updates.

Subscribe  Unsubscribe