Tag: Service

Industry, passengers left stranded as anti-pipeline blockades shut rail service

Blockades set up by anti-pipeline protesters have forced Canadian National Railway Co. to shut down its entire network in Eastern Canada and Via Rail to cancel passenger service across the country. CN said Thursday that the company must initiate a “disciplined and progressive” shutdown in the East and stop and safely secure all transcontinental trains…

Car2Go car-sharing service shutting down in the U.S. after reality check

Those who predicted and hoped shared autonomous cars would rule the roads by 2020 are in for a serious reality check. Driverless technology is much farther away than expected, and one of the largest car-sharing programs, Share Now, announced it will end its operations in North America and select international cities in early 2020 due…

CN ramps up rail service as grain, propane industries demand priority

MONTREAL – Canadian National Railway Co. says it is striving to address grain and propane backlogs as it ramps up service following an eight-day strike, but industry producers are demanding priority treatment that may not come. The country’s largest railway ground to a near halt after 3,200 CN rail conductors and yard workers hit the…