CP Rail and two unions, representing train crews and signal maintainers, reached, on Friday afternoon, an 11th hour agreement to avoid a strike.
The railroad and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Train & Engine (TCRC) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) inked a new labor contract on Friday.
CP Rail cancelled shipping embargos, but did notify shippers that they may experience some delays. Those are related to the re-start of the system that had been primed for a shut down.
In a statement sent to shippers, John Brooks, senior vice president and chief marketing officer explained why delays could happen. "Over the course of the past week, CP has put toget...