Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Industrial Development 2017 -- Canadian National Railway

Our quick reference and archive of items pertaining to the growing influence of Canadian National Railways across the Northwest and on the North Coast.

CN Rail website

Transportation Safety Board of Canada Deployment Notices

For items of interest on oil or propane by rail or regarding North Coast oil terminals potentially to be served by CN see our links below:

Oil Terminal Proposals
Liquid Propane Proposals
Marine Fuel Terminal proposals

Other items of note about Canadian National service to Prince Rupert can be found below


December 21 -- More accolades for Port of Prince Rupert, as Journal of Commerce rates them Top Performing Port  NCR
December 20 -- With two LPG terminals planned for Prince Rupert, rail safety is on the mind of MP Nathan Cullen  NCR
December 19 -- Cullen concerned what LPG terminals could mean for rail safety in the Northwest (audio)
December 19 -- CN train derails north of Smithers
December 14 -- First step taken for major inland port development
December 12 -- Teens playing chicken with a train force it to stop 
December 11 -- Bulkley Canyon train corridor reopened
December 8 -- CN Train derailed near Bulkley Canyon
December 8 -- Agriculture exporters put focus on concerns over grain shipment timelines  NCR

November 30 -- Port highlights Northern BC's forest sector and its connection to Asia through Prince Rupert  NCR
November 21 -- CN Spraying (video)
November 21 -- Glyphosate ID'd as One herbicide used for vegetation control along CN tracks
November 20 -- Province continues investigation into CN Rail spraying program of fall  NCR
November 18 -- Glyphosate residue found on dead leaves next to CN tracks
November 16 -- Railway crossing caution for drivers
November 16 -- Glyphosate residue found near CN rail tracks
November 7 -- CN to hire 600 people in Western Canada as business improves
November 4 -- Train victim identified as 28 year old Annastasia Adams
November 3 -- Plans for Mile 28 Highway 16 overpass project still in motion; Ministry spokesman NCR
November 2 -- Train strikes a public health crisis
November 2 -- Pesticides another hitch against CN

October 30 -- CN Police investigate latest report of Train-Pedestrian Collision in Terrace
October 27 -- Woman survives train strike
October 17 -- Environment Ministry investigating CN Spraying program along Skeena (video)
October 16 -- Province investigates complaints on CN's use of herbicide next to the Skeena
October 16 -- CN Rail facing questions following NW fall vegetation control program  NCR
October 15 -- Province investigating after allegations CN Rail improperly used herbicide 
October 13 -- CN Vegetation control concerns (video)
October 13 -- Environmental Group concerned about CN Rail's vegetation control
October 11 -- Port of Prince Rupert to highlight Northwest advantage at major Chinese conference  NCR
October 5 -- Pinnacle Pellet eyes potential for future expansion of Westview Terminal  NCR


September 25 -- Port Edward Train crossing work (video)
September 25 -- Rail Crossings getting upgraded in Port Edward
September 19 -- CN celebrates first train arrival at new Ray-Mont facility  NCR
September 13 -- Ridley set to see increased Coal arrivals as rail access to Tumbler Ridge mines reopens  NCR
September 8 -- Wolverine Terminals outlines plans for development of marine fuel terminal on west side of city  NCR
September 7 -- Another Death in CN Railyard in Terrace
September 7 -- Train Tracks Death
September 7 -- Train strikes, kills man
September 1 -- Opening of Ray-Mont Grain Terminal brings state of the art shipping to North Coast  NCR


August 31 -- CN hails the Port of Prince Rupert as a success story and model for supply chain development  NCR
August 30 -- Fairview expansion hailed as another step for Prince Rupert's global footprint  NCR


July 26 -- Port and Partners put 1 million dollars to work on Seal Cove/Rushbrook Trail plan  NCR
July 21 -- City Council to consider expropriation of Watson Island land  NCR
July 12 -- Minor CN Derailment near Terrace


June 26 -- Fairview Container Port to introduce expanded refrigeration service for container shipments  NCR
June 5 -- CN fence to stay up; discussions to continue between railway and City NCR


May 31 -- This is not negotiating
May 30 -- CN Rail and Union reach tentative deal to avoid work stoppage
May 29 -- Tentative labour pact heads off potential railway disruptions  NCR
May 29 -- CN Rail and workers negotiate ahead of strike
May 29 -- Destination Ottawa for City officials on way to municipal meetings  NCR
May 26 -- Port of Prince Rupert readies for specialty bulk cargo with Ray-Mont Logistics
May 26 -- City spat with CN take spotlight as Seafest weekend approaches  NCR
May 25 -- CN Rail denies seafront access to Prince Rupert's Seafest celebrations  (audio)
May 25 -- No beach access for Seafest activities, CN refuses to negotiate with city
May 6 -- Dutch company signs on for thirty percent share of AltaGas Ridley Terminal project  NCR
May 1 -- Fence going up around George Little house in Terrace
May 1 -- Man struck and killed by train between Prince Rupert and Terrace


April 5 -- As the U.S. looks to reopen NAFTA, Conservative leadership candidate sees potential clouds ahead for Canada's ports  NCR


March 22 -- CN Rail shares the word on new grain facility for Prince Rupert  NCR
March 20 -- Port of Prince Rupert to expand Agricultural shipments, as Quebec company announces Ridley Island facility NCR
March 15 -- Keeping safe down at the yard


February 19 -- Rail safety needs improving
February 10 -- RDBN Chair says CN Blocking rail crossing for more than 3 hours is unacceptable


January 27 -- AltaGas caps banner week with acquisition and additional expansion plans  NCR

Our Archive from 2016 can be found here
Our Archive from 2015 can be found here
Our Archive from 2014 can be found here
Our Archive of items from 2013 and 2012 can be found here.

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