On a cold March day, CP’s cavernous, century-old St. Paul, Minn., locomotive shop hums with the sound of a wheel-truing machine. Light filters through glass panes spaced among the two-storey brick walls. Overhead cranes stand ready to lift neatly placed General Electric engine blocks on the shop floor, while a few models of diesel locomotives take turns undergoing work.
It was November 7, 2017, and Greg was working assignment G76 on the CP Main 1 at Chemolite when he noticed something a little ways up the track. Unable to walk away from something that appeared to be out of the ordinary, he went to get a closer look. As he approached, he saw that three of the four connecting bolts on the main line frog had broken off.
Sales and Marketing is set to grow our topline revenue. Armed with CP’s precision scheduled service, shorter transit times in key lanes and a vast network of transportation logistics solutions, there has never been a better moment to go out and sell CP.
At a remote siding in single-track territory, a crew brings train 498 to a halt. A wayside hot bearing detector has sensed a wheel bearing on a flatcar loaded with lumber that’s getting hotter, and has now exceeded tolerances.
Railroading in north america has its challenges, especially when it comes to winter. Winter planning is an intrinsic part of running a successful railway and comes with year-round preparations and learnings.
CP Logistics (CPL) helps customers meet their business demands by offering innovative supply chain solutions. This team has been expanding CP’s base offering for intermodal customers for years and recent restructuring has them taking on carload customers as well.
U.S. Customs Agriculture specialist Kelly Elliott is gathering beetles with a brush and placing them in a vial of alcohol, just as an entomologist would.
How CP’s service at the Port of Vancouver went from worst to first in record time.
In a short period of time, trip planning has gone from concept to driving top-quartile on-time performance, and has become the new gold standard at CP. Trip planning is the way we do business, how we run operations and how we keep commitments to our customers.