Big investments in Canada’s rail infrastructure
For 2022, Canadian National Railways (CN) has announced various investments in technology, capacity, rolling stock units, decarbonisation initiatives and network improvements in order to power sustainable growth and safety.
The carrier will invest CAD 390 million (EUR 286 million) in replacing about 180 km of rail tracks and putting in 126,000 new railroad ties in British Columbia. In Quebec, CAD 335 million (EUR 246 million) have been earmarked for the replacement of 45 km of rail tracks and the installation of 118,000 new railroad ties.
The company is also planning maintenance works on bridges, culverts, signal systems and other track infrastructure and will rebuild road crossing surfaces. (ben).