Find Generator Sets (Gensets)

Reefer Service on CN Generator Sets

  • Determine which day(s) of service you would like based on CN's OSM genset service grid. Note that reservations are not required from ports to inland terminals.
  • Send an email to with the following information:
    • Genset service schedule (PDF)
    • Quantity and size of containers
    • Booking number
    • Origin terminal
    • Destination (example: Robert's Bank, Cast Terminal, Halterm)
  • The Intermodal OSM reservation desk is open from Monday-Friday, between 07:00-18:00 (Eastern time).
  • Reservations may be made from the Tuesday the week prior to the train departure date.
  • Customers with a reserve allocation must book their reservations NO LATER THAN 12:00 (Eastern time) on the Thursday of the week prior to the reservation day or else the allocation will be released.
  • Customers require a reservation and booking number before arriving at the in-gate.
  • Customers may in-gate a reefer unit for genset service up to 5 days in advance of the train cutoff. 
  • Reservations may be cancelled without penalty up until 08:00 the day prior to the reservation day. Cancellations after this time and no shows will each be subject to a fee as per CN 9100.