|  Clifton Linton

Cold Weather Forecast Has CP Rail Extending Winter Operating Restrictions -- Shorter, Slower Trains

With a forecast of sub-zero temps in the offing, CP Rail notified customers tonight that it was extending winter operating restrictions until April 15.

According to a customer notice, CP said, "This is to advise that the winter planning period has been extended to April 15, 2018.

"Below seasonal temperatures are forecast across Saskatchewan, Manitoba and North Dakota, including temperature lows of -20’C are predicted this upcoming weekend. Our Winter operating plan and train length restrictions will be enacted as necessary."

Extreme cold weather can affect train braking.
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