Canadian National Railway Company

Headquarters: Montreal, QC, Canada

Founded: 6 June 1919

Employees: 22,604

CEO: Ms. Tracy A. Robinson

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Market Cap

C$118.87 Billion

CAD as of April 1, 2022

US$94.96 Billion

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Company Description

Canadian National Railway Corporation, more simply known as CN, is a freight railway company serving Canada and the Midwestern and Southern United States. Founded in 1919, CN has developed its network of freight transport for raw materials, intermediate and finished goods beyond the rail to trucking and shipping.

Canadian National Railway Company market capitalization over time

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Detailed Description

Canadian National Railway Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail and related transportation business. The company's portfolio of goods includes petroleum and chemicals, grain and fertilizers, coal, metals and minerals, forest products, intermodal, and automotive products serving exporters, importers, retailers, farmers, and manufacturers. It operates a network of 19,500 route miles of track spanning Canada and the United States. The company also provides vessels and docks, transloading and distribution, automotive logistics, and freight forwarding and transportation management services. Canadian National Railway Company was incorporated in 1919 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

Wikipedia Introduction

The Canadian National Railway Company (French: Compagnie des chemins de fer nationaux du Canada) (reporting mark CN) is a Canadian Class I freight railway headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, which serves Canada and the Midwestern and Southern United States. CN is Canada's largest railway, in terms of both revenue and the physical size of its rail network, spanning Canada from the Atlantic coast in Nova Scotia to the Pacific coast in British Columbia across approximately 20,400 route miles (32,831 km) of track. In the late 20th century, CN gained extensive capacity in the United States by taking over such railroads as the Illinois Central. CN is a public company with 24,000 employees, and as of July 2019 it has a market cap of approximately CA$90 billion. CN was government-owned, having been a Canadian Crown corporation from its founding in 1919 until being privatized in 1995. As of 2019, Bill Gates is the largest single shareholder of CN stock, owning a 10.04% interest through Cascade Investment and his own Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. From 1919 to 1960, the railway was referred to as "Canadian National Railways" (CNR).

Source: Wikipedia, retrieved on March 31, 2022, 8:55 p.m.

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Key People

Robert Pace (Chairman) Tracy Robinson (President and CEO) Margaret A. Mc Kenzie (Founder and CFO)


Revenue: CA$14.912 billion (2019)

Operating income: CA$5.593 billion (2019)

Net income: CA$4.216 billion (2019)

Stocks & Indices

Canadian National Railway Company has the following listings and related stock indices.

Stock: TSX: CNR

Stock: FSX: CY2

Stock: NYSE: CNI



935 de La Gauchetiere Street West

Montreal, QC H3B 2M9


Phone: 888 888 5909