Canadian National Railway yesterday announced it achieved another monthly record in June, moving 2.7 million metric tons (MMT) of Canadian grain. In the first half of 2020, the Class I moved 15 MMT. That also represents a new all-time best quarter for CN with 8.15 MMT moved.
The G3 grain handling network has completed construction of two new high throughput elevator facilities for the company's operations in Alberta. The new facilities are located at Carmangay, south of Calgary, and Morinville, north of Edmonton.
His Excellency CEO of Saudi Railways Company SAR, Dr. Bashar bin Khalid Al-Malik, has signed the agreement with His Excellency CEO of Sadara Chemical Company, Dr. Faisal M.Faqeer. It's considered the first of its kind in Jubail Industrial City, Sadara will start using the trains to transport liquid and solid products and containers as a primary means of transportation for the company.
The World Bank has approved a €345m loan for Turkey's Rail Logistics Improvement project, which aims to improve intermodal connectivity, and reduce emissions and costs along selected rail freight corridors in the country.