CP & CN report record year for grain movements

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CP has hauled more Canadian grain and grain products in the 2020–2021 crop production year than any other crop year during CP’s 140-year history, moving 30.62 million metric tonnes (MMT) this crop year, exceeding last year’s record of 29.52 MMT by 1.10 MMT, or 3.7 percent. Including grain moved in containers, CP moved a total of 31.21 MMT, up 3.4 percent from last crop year.

CN hauled over 31 MMT of Canadian grain and grain products via carload in the 2020-2021 crop year, an annual record and also an increase from the previous record of 29.4 MMT set in 2019-2020. CN also moved over 1.1 MMT of grain from western Canada via containers in 2020-2021.

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