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Service Updates

Service Update: Delays Possible in PEI – November 8, 2022

Please note that the Confederation Bridge has restricted certain classes of vehicles from crossing until the current high wind situation changes. We are anticipating delays into PEI of approximately 24 hours at this time. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide any updates as they become available.

Service Update: Thanksgiving Holiday Closure – October 5, 2022

On Monday, October 10th, 2022, we celebrate the Canadian Thanksgiving Holiday and Harvest festival.
Our terminals Coast to Coast will be closed for all pickups and deliveries.
On behalf of the entire team at Maritime-Ontario, we wish you all a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

Service Update: Post Tropical Storm Update – October 4, 2022

Atlantic Canada

Sydney
Pickup and delivery service has resumed.
Please note that service to remote municipalities in Cape Breton may still be impacted due to the conditions in the area.

Charlottetown
Pickup and delivery service has resumed.
Note: Service to remote municipalities in PEI may still be impacted with further delays due to the conditions in the area.

Service Update: Post Tropical Storm Update – October 3, 2022

Atlantic Canada

Sydney
Power and communications were restored this past weekend. We have resumed pickup and delivery operations in the region. Please note that service to remote municipalities in Cape Breton may still be impacted due to the conditions in the area. We are anticipating a 24 hour delay as we clear through the backlog.

Dartmouth
We are fully staffed and operational for all Pickups and Deliveries.

Charlottetown
We have resumed regular P&D operations.
Note: Service to remote municipalities in PEI may still be impacted with further delays due to the conditions in the area.

Newfoundland & Labrador
We have resumed regular P&D Operations.
Note: Cities along Newfoundland’s west coast may still face further delays as clean up efforts continue.

Service Update: Post Tropical Storm Update – September 30, 2022

Atlantic Canada

Sydney
Please be advised that due to power outages our Terminal remains closed for all pickups and deliveries. We will resume operations once communication and power have been restored.

Dartmouth
We are fully staffed and operational for all Pickups and Deliveries.

Charlottetown
We have resumed regular P&D operations.
Note: Service to remote municipalities in PEI may still be impacted with further delays due to the conditions in the area.

Newfoundland & Labrador
We have resumed regular P&D Operations.
Note: Cities along Newfoundland’s west coast may still face further delays as clean up efforts continue.

Service Update: Post Tropical Storm Update – September 29, 2022

Atlantic Canada

Sydney
Please be advised that due to power outages our Terminal remains closed for all pickups and deliveries. We will resume operations once communication and power have been restored.
 
Dartmouth
We are focusing all our resources to clear through the backlog of deliveries serviced through the Dartmouth Terminal. As a result we are still anticipating a 24-48 hour delay due to the closures.

Charlottetown
We were advised this morning that power has been restored to the Terminal. Our teams are now working to prioritize pickups & deliveries. We are forecasting 48-72 hour delays as we work to clear through the backlog. Service to remote cities in PEI may still be impacted due to the conditions in the area.  

Newfoundland & Labrador
We are resuming all pickup and delivery operations across the island. Cities along Newfoundland’s west coast that have been heavily impacted by the storm may face further delays as clean up efforts continue.

Service Update: Post Tropical Storm Update – September 28, 2022

Atlantic Canada

Please be advised that due to power outages in NS and PEI our terminals in Sydney NS, and Charlottetown PEI will be closed for all pickups and deliveries. We will resume operations once communication and power have been restored.

Update: 09:34 09/28/22 – Power has just been restored to our Dartmouth Terminal. We are focusing all resources now on recovery efforts. Please anticipate 24-72 hour delays as we clear through the backlog.

Newfoundland & Labrador
We are resuming all pickup and delivery operations across the island. Cities along Newfoundland’s west coast that were heavily impacted by the storm may face further delays as clean up efforts continue.

Service Update: Post Tropical Storm Update – September 27, 2022

Atlantic Canada
Please be advised that due to power outages in NS and PEI our terminals in Sydney NS, Charlottetown PEI and Dartmouth NS will be closed for all pickups and deliveries. We will resume operations once communication and power have been restored.

Newfoundland & Labrador
We are resuming all pickup and delivery operations across the island. Cities along Newfoundland’s west coast that were heavily impacted by the storm may face further delays as clean up efforts continue.

Service Update: Post Tropical Storm Update – September 26, 2022​

Atlantic Canada
Please be advised that due to power outages in NS and PEI our terminals in Sydney NS, Charlottetown PEI and Dartmouth NS will be closed for all pickups and deliveries. We will resume operations once communication and power have been restored.

Newfoundland & Labrador
With Marine Atlantic closures and postponed Oceanex departures our service across Newfoundland will face delays this week. All cargo moving to and from the island will be impacted.

Service Update: Update for Delays Due to Hurricane Fiona – September 22, 2022

Please note that Hurricane Fiona is expected to approach parts of Atlantic Canada late Friday, September 23 into Saturday, September 24.

In preparation for the storm, CN will:

-Halt all local switching and mainline carload trains in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia from Friday, September 23 at 18:00 to Saturday, September 24 at 18:00
-Close the gates and halt operations at the Port of Halifax, Halifax intermodal Terminal and Moncton Intermodal Terminal between Friday, September 23 at 18:00 to Saturday, September 24 at 18:00

Train departures are expected to be delayed 48-72 hours, and currently the Friday night train departure has been cancelled.

These plans are subject to change based on weather and track conditions, and we will continue to monitor and communicate additional information as it is made available. 

Service Update: Additional Delays Possible in Halifax – July 26, 2022

Please note that due to a train derailment in Halifax, NS, there will be an additional 24-48 hour delay.
At this time, no timeline for resolution has been provided. We are currently working on contingencies where possible, to mitigate customer delays.  We will provide updates as more information is available.

Service Update: Halifax Delays Update – July 25, 2022

Please note that on July 21st, CN engineers conducted a flash inspection which resulted in the removal of a track from service in Halifax, NS. This removal has caused delays of 48-72 hours, and while it is expected to take several days to complete the repairs, and there is no formal timeline for resolution, CN has stated that additional crews will be flown in to assist with the required work. We will continue to work with CN and update with any information as it is provided to us.
Thank you for your patience.

Service Update: Delays Possible in Halifax – July 22, 2022

Please note that M-O’s Halifax region is currently experiencing rail delays due to an out of service CN track.
The track is currently under repair, and the required repairs could cause delays of up to 24-48 hours.
We hope to see improvements in the near future, and will update once service has been restored.

Service Update: Delays Possible in Calgary – July 15, 2022​

Please note that delays may be possible due to a recent CP derailment, resulting in an outage to both telephone and internet services at M-O’s Calgary terminal. At this time, no timeline for resolution has been provided. We will provide updates as more information is available.

Weather Delays in Halifax Region – January 13, 2022

Please note that we are expecting transit delays due to snow and freezing rain beginning in the Halifax region Friday January 14, 2022 and continuing through Monday January 17, 2022. Please anticipate 24-48 hour potential delays, depending on the severity of the system as it passes through the region. We will continue to provide updates as the situation develops.

Vancouver Terminal Closure – December 30, 2021

Please note regular service in BC today has been cancelled due to severe road and weather conditions – we are unable to perform any pick-ups or deliveries as a result. It is important to note arrangements will be made to reschedule all pick-up and deliveries as soon as possible.

Update to Vancouver Rail Traffic- November 23, 2021

We have recently received news that both CN and CP will resume a slow start up on the Vancouver corridor. Traffic staged on outbound lanes at origin will be moved first prior to any new intermodal traffic being accepted.

Delays due to Derailment in Prescott Ontario

Please be advised that there has been a derailment in Prescott Ontario, affecting the main line to Canada’s east Coast. We are currently experiencing delays into and out of this region as a result of this unfortunate incident. We will continue to provide updates as information is made available.

Potential Service Disruption due to severe weather in Halifax

Please be advised that there is a potential Hurricane due to pass through Halifax, NS this coming Monday August 23, 2021. The severity of this system may affect pick ups/deliveries in this area. We will monitor and provide updates as this system evolves.

BC WILDFIRES SERVICE DELAY

The industry continues to experience significant supply chain disruption due to the Wildfires burning in the interior of BC. The following information has been provided as of 12 pm July 6, 2021

MONTREAL DELAY’S – JUNE 4, 2021

Highway 40, Eastbound is currently closed to traffic in Montreal’s West Island, as work crews dismantle a crumbling traffic sign near the Morgan exit.
As of 10:43 am this morning the sign has been removed and they are expecting to get all lanes reopened by noon today.

OCEANEX DELAY – MAY 31, 2021

Due to a mechanical failure that was identified on the Oceanex Connaigra during its return voyage from St. John’s to Montreal which required immediate repair before sailing to Newfoundland again, there will be a delay. We expect that the Oceanex Connaigra will return to service for the Saturday, June 5th scheduled sailing from Montreal.

PORT OF MONTREAL LABOUR NEGOTATIONS – APRIL 26, 2021

ver the course of the last year, the employer of the longshoremen working at the Port of Montreal, the Maritime Employers Association (MEA), and the union representing those workers, Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have been attempting to negotiate a new collective agreement, as the previous one expired on December 31, 2018