CALGARY, Sept. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP)
today announced it has launched new faster intermodal train services
connecting Vancouver to Toronto or Chicago.
The new schedules remove a day from the 2,600-mile Toronto to Vancouver
transcontinental trains and two days from the 2,200-mile Vancouver to
Chicago train service.
"With lower dwell times in our terminals, more efficient transit times,
and optimized asset utilization, we can provide this improved service,"
said Canadian Pacific Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing
Officer, Jane O'Hagan. "As part of the global supply chain we want to
help our customers be more competitive in the markets they serve."
Through a complete redesign of the railway's transcontinental package,
combined with the benefits from previous capital investments to CP's
network, shippers looking for fast and reliable shipping solutions with
consistent overall transit time can take advantage of CP's new
schedules to reach existing and emerging North American and
This new transcontinental service is part of the evolution at CP as more
enhancements are being pilot tested across the network creating further
About Canadian Pacific
Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) operates a North American
transcontinental railway providing freight transportation services,
logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Incorporating
best-in-class technology and environmental practices, CP is re-defining
itself as a modern 21st century transportation company built on safety,
service reliability and operational efficiency. Visit www.cpr.ca to learn more.
SOURCE: Canadian Pacific
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