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Metric Tonnes 

Week 36, April 4 - April 9

153,435

112,855

6,356

10,885

124,439

407,971

  • CP moved 407,971 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 36.

Week 35, March 27 April 3

62,082

133,049

14,218

1,469

91,972

302,790

  • CP moved 302,790 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 35.

Week 34, March 20 - March 26

47,853

150,022

6,163

7,375

48,853

250,298

  • CP moved 260,298 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 34.

Week 33, March 13 - March 19

62,426

172,924

4,678

5,892

66,404

312,324

  • CP moved 312,324 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 33.  ​​ ​​

Week 32, March 6 - March 12

15,127

197,409

20,102

857

66,420

299,915

  • CP moved 299,915 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 32. ​​ ​​ 

Week 31, Feb. 27 - March 5

11,200

172,411

34,569

9,139

114,488

341,807

  • CP moved 341,807 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 31. ​​ ​​ 

Week 30, Feb. 20 - Feb. 26

0

183,630

10,649

4,555

76,745

275,579

  • CP moved 275,579 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 30. ​​ ​​ 

Week 29, Feb. 13 - Feb. 19

10,213

119,505

8,331

2,322

109,862

250,233

  • CP moved 250,233 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 29.  ​​ ​​

Week 28, Feb. 6 - Feb. 12

0

166,311

23,499

7,582

73,421

270,813

  • CP moved 270,813 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 28. 

Week 27, Jan. 30 - Feb. 5

0

165,078

24,123

1,998

61,104

252,303

  • CP moved 252,303 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 27. ​​ ​​ 

Week 26, Jan. 23 - Jan. 29

0

186,756

11,251

5,176

66,018

269,201

  • CP moved 269,201 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 26. ​​ ​​ 

Week 25, Jan. 16 - Jan. 22

0

175,938

19,942

24,470

89,984

210,334

  • CP moved 310,334 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 25. ​​ ​​ 

Week 24, Jan. 9 - Jan. 15

11,502

131,837

18,190

2,351

77,831

241,711

  • CP moved 241,711 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 24. ​​ ​​ 

Week 23, Jan. 2 - Jan. 8

58,346

108,797

10,732

846

70,259

248,980

  • CP moved 248,980 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 23. 
  • CP is expecting to return to more seasonal winter operating conditions across the western network. ​​ 

Week 22, Dec. 26 - Jan. 1, 2022

45,731

153,972

4,279

1,267

50,648

255,897

  • CP moved 255,897 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 22.
  • CP’s winter operating plan is in effect as colder temperatures have arrived across the prairies.  ​​ ​​ 

Week 21, Dec. 19 - Dec. 25

84,950

176,108

6,859

5,404

69,985

343,306

  • CP moved 343,306 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 21. ​​ ​​ 

Week 20, Dec. 12 - Dec. 18

67,915

232,433

10,088

2,383

65,936

378,755

  • CP moved 378,755 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 20. ​​ ​​ 

Week 19, Dec. 5 - Dec. 11 

65,157

160,618

2,957

13,383

79,797

321,912

  • CP moved 321,912 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 19.
  • CP is running under normal winter operating conditions across the network.  ​​ ​​

Week 18, Nov. 28 - Dec. 4

108,675

88,591

7,103

22,285

118,675

345,059

  • CP moved 345,059 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 18.
  • CN completed repairs to its Ashcroft subdivision in B.C. over the weekend, and directional running in the area has resumed, restoring needed rail capacity in the region.  ​​ 

Week 17, Nov. 21 - Nov. 27

155,173

52,162

14,984

2,955

77,807

303,081

  • CP moved 303,081 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 17.
  • CP is continuing to monitor weather conditions through the Fraser Canyon and Metro Vancouver areas. Our crews remain in the area to regularly monitor track and rail infrastructure and perform any required work between train movements. Train operations continue in a safe and steady manner through the region since the restoration of CP’s line early last week.    ​​ ​​ 

Week 16, Nov. 14 - Nov. 20

94,554

175,134

6,728

2,435

90,953

369,804

  • CP moved 369,804 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 16.
  • CP has resumed operations on the corridor between Kamloops, B.C. and Vancouver. Crews have worked around the clock after the Nov. 14 atmospheric river rain storm in British Columbia, where nearly 200 millimetres of rain fell over two days in some locations. Read more about the recovery here. ​​ ​​ 

Week 15, Nov. 7 - Nov. 13

141,277

233,261

7,400

4,346

57,215

443,499

  • CP moved 443,499 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 15.
  • CP is experiencing a track outage affecting rail service in B.C. ​​ ​​ 

Week 14, Oct. 31 - Nov. 6

119,221

256,498

5,826

2,706

97,411

481,662

  • CP moved 481,662 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 14.
  • Rail car demand to date has been well below capacity. As a result, CP has begun placing hopper cars into storage. ​​ ​​ 

Week 13, Oct. 24 - Oct. 30

131,227

225,964

23,479

1,910

108,743

491,323

  • CP moved 491,323 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 13.

Week 12, Oct. 17 - Oct. 23

98,117

219,849

9,734

3,490

86,871

418,061

  • CP moved 418,061 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 12.
  • CP is prepared to ship Canadian grain and grain products for Canadian farmers.  

Week 11, Oct. 10 - Oct. 16

126,964

298,292

24,982

5,437

77,706

533,381

  • CP moved 533,381 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 11.
  • CP has assets in place to ship Canadian grain and grain products for Canadian farmers.  ​​ ​​ 

Week 10, Oct. 3 - Oct. 9

138,898

263,820

9,082

14,120

83,657

509,577

  • CP moved 509,577 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 10.
  • Shipments decreased 15.6% week over week.
  • CP’s operations remain fluid, and CP is well-positioned to move grain as it’s delivered to country elevators. ​​ ​​ ​​

Week 9, Sept. 26 - Oct. 2

185,438

305,213

15,728

10,900

86,694

603,973

  • CP moved 603,973 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 9.
  • Shipments increased 8.5% week over week. 
  • CP has submitted its 2021–2022 Winter Contingency Plan Report to the Minister of Transport, as required by the Canada Transportation Act. You can read the report here. ​​ ​​ 

Week 8, Sept. 19 - Sept. 25

122,171

327,231

15,108

1,913

90,320

556,743

  • CP moved 556,743 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 8.
  • Shipments increased 3% week over week. 
  • CP continues to see increasing demand as farmers on the prairies complete harvest.  ​​ ​​ 

Week 7, Sept. 12 - Sept. 18

156,817

275,353

9,972

10,768

86,847

539,757

  • CP moved 539,757  metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 7.
  • CP continues to see increasing demand as farmers on the prairies complete harvest. 
  • The overall volume is 37 percent lower crop year over crop year. ​​ ​​ 

​​Week 6, Sept. 5 - Sept. 11

109,994

268,469

18,915

924

74,827

473,129

  • CP moved 473,129 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 6.
  • Demand is increasing moderately as farmers complete harvest across the prairies. 
  • The overall volume is 40.7 percent lower crop year over crop year.  ​​ ​​

Week 5, Aug. 29 - Sept. 4

80,570

222,890

16,832

20,770

65,889

406,951

  • CP moved 406,951 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 5.
  • While CP has seen a slight increase, demand remains soft. The overall volume is 44.5 percent lower crop year over crop year.​​ ​​ ​​

Week 4, Aug. 22 - Aug. 28

45,109

165,618

8,994

3,712

107,225

330,658

  • CP moved 330,658 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 4.
  • Demand remains extremely soft, and the overall volume is 49 percent lower crop year over crop year.
  • CP is prepared and ready for when the harvest push begins.     ​​ ​​

Week 3, Aug. 15 - Aug. 21

50,667

132,902

5,349

1,381

78,622

268,921

  • CP moved 268,921 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 3.
  • Demand remains extremely soft, and the overall volume is 49 percent lower crop year over crop year.
  • CP is prepared and ready for when the harvest push begins.      ​​ ​​ 

Week 2, Aug. 8 - Aug. 14

25,749

104,998

18,986

904

66,875

217,515

  • CP moved 217,515 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in Week 2.
  • Demand remains extremely soft, and the overall volume is 47.9 percent lower crop year over crop year.
  • CP is prepared and ready for when the harvest push begins. ​​ ​​ 

Week 1, Aug. 1 - Aug. 7

34,916

149,312

10,119

2,770

85,014

282,131

  • ​​​CP moved 282,131 metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products during the first week of the 2020-2021 crop shipping season.
  • Early harvest is beginning across the prairies. While demand remains muted, CP is prepared and ready to move the harvest push.