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CN reaches labour agreements, announces upgrades

CN has reached tentative agreements covering personnel at its intermodal terminals and truckers, and plans to invest in additional terminal capacity in Ontario.

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Canada’s CN rail has announced it has reached new tentative collective agreements with Unifor Council 4000, the union that represents a large part of its workforce.

 

No details have been revealed, but the agreements cover all clerks and workers at its intermodal terminals, while a separate agreement covers the approximately 1,000 owner-operator truck drivers of Canadian National Transportation Limited (CNTL).

 

The day after the tentative agreements were announced CN revealed it is planning to invest significantly in intermodal facilities in Ontario. Plans include a new satellite intermodal facility near the CN Brampton intermodal terminal on the outskirts of Toronto, and new equipment and infrastructure at Brampton itself.

 

There is a whisper in the industry that some of CN’s plans involve more dense stacking operations. Most of CN’s terminals today use reachstackers for yard stacking and rail operations, either alone or in combination with Mi-Jack intermodal RTGs. Moving to a higher density stacking operation might also require new operating software, it is understood.

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