Heard that CP is on strike. So , how extensively is this going to affect MMA's freight movement ? MMA was supposed to start hauling the extra freight of crude oil first of june. What bad timing for MMA again.
rootsblown wrote:The word is out. That's it. MMA is shutting down! They can no longer move any freight west bound. Now, the waiting game to see how much of a squeeze this will have on their wallet before someone throws in the towel.A source for this "word" would be appreciated.
Dick H wrote:"Back-to-work legislation looms over CP workers"Railroads typically don't screw each other on traffic diversion when it comes to strikes as the shoe can be on the other foot at any time. That being said, The Irvings and whoever else ships over the MMA to non CPRS served consignees is more than likely at least for the time being going to have to use CN and or Pan Am routings.
http://business.financialpost.com/2012/ ... p-workers/
Looks like the Canadian Government will step in and order
a 120 "cooling off" period in the next few days. But even a
short shutdown has been bad news for the MM&A. Anyone
know if the NBSR is moving former MM&A traffic via CN and