Example of Multi-Car Savings on Wheat to Vancouver

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CP Indus
Single Car Shipment $31.33
Block of 56 Cars$27.33$4.00
Train of 112 cars loaded in 24 hours$24.33$7.00
CN Lyalta
Single Car Shipment$28.26
Block 0f 50-99 cars loaded in 10 or 24 hours$25.26$3.00
Train of 100 Cars loaded in 10 or 24 hours $21.26$7.00
A full description of these rates are shown in the appropriate railway tariffs.

The Grain Monitor reports the proportion of grain moving in multi-car blocks was 93.7% in the first quarter of 2007/08. Of this 74.5% moved in blocks of over 50 cars.
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This information published to the web on September 7, 2006.
Last Reviewed/Revised on September 10, 2012.