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Rail is the most energy-efficient method of moving freight over land, up to six times more fuel efficient than shipping by truck. So why bother “fixing” this situation? Why not leave it alone?

We believe the single best way we can positively impact the environment is by continuously improving the efficiency of  our operations, and reducing our  carbon footprint .

We are focused on promoting innovative paths to reduce our carbon footprint, providing sustainable solutions to customers, growing the business through cleaner energy markets, investing in efficient and reliable infrastructure and enhancing our stakeholder outreach activities.

CN's commitment to the reduction of air pollutants, including greenhouse gas emissions, takes place on many levels:

  • We operate our railroad via Precision Railroading We are improving the efficiency of all of our vehicle and vessel fleets.
  • We are improving the efficiency of our buildings and yard operations.