CN to hold annual meeting of shareholders in Chicago on April 22, 2008

    MONTREAL, March 19 /CNW Telbec/ - CN (TSX:CNR) (NYSE:  CNI) will hold its
2008 annual meeting of shareholders in Chicago, Ill., on April 22, 2008.
    The meeting, at the Peninsula Chicago, Grand Ballroom, 4th Floor,
108 East Superior Street, will start at 10 a.m. Central Time. CN will provide
an audio webcast of the proceedings via the Investors section of its website,
    The Chicago region is important to CN, as it is the major railway centre
in North America and the world's third largest intermodal hub after Hong Kong
and Singapore.
    CN also announced today that its Notice of Annual Meeting of Shareholders
and Management Information Circular, its 2007 Annual Report and 2007 Annual
Information Form are available in the Investors section of its website.

    CN - Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway
subsidiaries - spans Canada and mid-America, from the Atlantic and Pacific
oceans to the Gulf of Mexico, serving the ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert,
B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the key
metropolitan areas of Toronto, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Duluth,
Minn./Superior, Wis., Green Bay, Wis., Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis,
St. Louis, and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North
America. For more information on CN, visit the company's website at

For further information:

For further information: Bryan Tucker (Media), Senior Manager, Public
Affairs and Media Relations, CN, (514) 399-6450; Robert Noorigian (Investment
Community), Vice-President, Investor Relations, CN, (514) 399-0052

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