August 29, 2005 17:04 ET

CN director resigns

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 29, 2005) - Gilbert H. Lamphere, a CN director since March 1998, has resigned from the Company's board of directors for personal reasons.

Lamphere, the former chair of Illinois Central Corporation (IC), joined CN's board of directors when CN acquired IC in 1998. He had been a member of four CN board committees - audit, finance and risk; human resources and compensation; environment, safety and security; and strategic planning. His departure leaves CN with 14 directors.

Canadian National Railway Company spans Canada and mid-America, from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the Gulf of Mexico, serving the ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the key cities of Toronto, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., Green Bay, Wis., Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, St. Louis, and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America.

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