July 18, 2007 17:10 ET

CN posts 2007 Investor Fact Book and corporate safety and environmental report on company website

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 18, 2007) - CN (TSX:CNR) (NYSE:CNI) announced today the availability of two new publications on its website - the 2007 Investor Fact Book, and a corporate social responsibility report on the company's safety and environmental initiatives.

CN's 2007 Investor Fact Book is available on the Investors section of its website, The Fact Book provides extensive information on the company's franchise, business model, outlook, and financial and operating performance. Printed copies can be obtained from CN Investor Relations, 935 de La Gauchetiere Street West, 16th floor, Montreal, Que., H3B 2M9.

CN also posted on the website its first integrated report on the company's 2006 safety and environmental initiatives. Called Delivering Responsibly, the on-line report describes how CN operations, the safety of its employees, its communities and the environment are fundamentally intertwined. The report is based on the Global Reporting Initiative, which provides an internationally accepted framework for sustainability reporting. The report is available at:

An abbreviated PDF version is available on the website for downloading and printing.

CN - Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway subsidiaries - 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 metropolitan areas 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. For more information on CN, visit the company's website at

This news release contains forward-looking statements. CN cautions that, by their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainties, including the assumption that, while CN expects weakness in certain segments of the North American economy in the near term, positive economic conditions in North America and globally will continue, and that its results could differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. Important factors that could cause such differences include, but are not limited to, industry competition, legislative and/or regulatory developments, compliance with environmental laws and regulations, various events which could disrupt operations, including natural events such as severe weather, droughts, floods and earthquakes, the effects of adverse general economic and business conditions, inflation, currency fluctuations, changes in fuel prices, labour disruptions, environmental claims, investigations or proceedings, other types of claims and litigation, and other risks detailed from time to time in reports filed by CN with securities regulators in Canada and the United States. Reference should be made to CN's most recent Form 40-F filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, its Annual Information Form filed with the Canadian securities regulators, its 2006 Annual Consolidated Financial Statements and Notes thereto and Management's Discussion and Analysis (MD&A), as well as its 2007 quarterly consolidated financial statements and MD&A, for a summary of major risks.

Contact Information

  • CN
    Mark Hallman (Media)
    Director, Communications, Media & Eastern Region
    (905) 669-3384
    Robert Noorigian (Investment Community)
    Vice-President, Investor Relations
    (514) 399-0052