CN muscles in on CP’s potash deal

"Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. has lost its monopoly freight contract with potash marketing agency Canpotex Ltd., leaving Canadian National Railway Co in a position to muscle in on its rival’s territory over the next decade.

CN will transport potash from mines in Saskatchewan to a terminal in North Vancouver, but the railway is also considering opening a new potash export site at the Port of Prince Rupert in northwestern British Columbia." … le2311338/

Exciting. There’s already a pilot or semi-stable transload operation at the waterfront from CN. More jobs for Rupertites. Competition is good for business.