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1,800 CN engineers ratify 3-year agreement

Officials say the contract provides both wage increases and benefit improvements

MONTREAL—Canadian National Railway says the 1,800 locomotive engineers represented by the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference have ratified a new collective agreement with the company.

The railway says the three-year agreement, retroactive to Jan. 1, provides both wage increases and benefit improvements.

Further details were not disclosed.

CN’s chief operating officer, Jim Vena, said that as a result of the ratification the railway now has concluded its current round of collective bargaining in Canada.

CN also today announced a $500 million investment plan to improve its feeder rail lines in Western Canada.

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