Moving Big Made Easy

When it comes to moving your over-dimensional, heavy weight, unusual break-bulk and project cargo, CN has the logistics expertise and equipment in place to get your cargo to its destination safely and damage-free. CN offers out of the box thinking to safely and efficiently move your over-sized out-of-the-box cargo with our specialized services for transporting high, wide, and heavy loads. Dimensional loads are as unique as our customers themselves are. We take a specialized and customized approach that puts you the customer at the centre.



Essential Resources
We’ve assembled a toolkit of information you need to know about working with CN. We’re all in this together and we want to equip you with any and all information you need about working safely and efficiently with us.



RBC Global ESG Conference

Janet Drysdale, Vice-President Financial Planning and Chantale Després, Assistant Vice-President Sustainability

February 26, 2021

9:30 (ET)

We Can Handle It
We Can Handle It

Business Unit Overview: Dimensional Loads CN- Dimensional Loads


  • CN has a large equipment fleet of flat cars for heavy vehicles.
  • CN has a specialized dimensional loads team that can analyze your project freight needs including recommendations for special equipment; freight transportation needs and provide transload options.
  • CN is the only railway to have a network that connects to three coasts as well as the Saint Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes, accessing markets in Asia, Europe, and South America.

  • CN has a large equipment fleet for handling dimensional loads, heavy vehicles, and equipment measuring up to 100 tonnes.
  • CN’s clearance Bureau will determine your classification and the feasibility of your dimensional shipment.
Shipping With CN
CN’s sales team works hand-in-hand with customers to help them reach new markets and grow their business. With 24/7 customer service and a suite of digital tools for managing your shipments, we’ve built a toolkit that works for our customers.
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