Optional Storage of Private Cars
If it’s not moving, why not store it?
Keeping it moving That’s why we do not store loaded cars containing dangerous
goods or hazardous materials, nor residue cars or empty cars of
We know that getting your products delivered on time is important toxic inhalation hazard and/or poison inhalation hazard materials
to you. That’s why we place a high priority on keeping our operating (TIH/PIH). For similar reasons, we also do not accept residue cars
yards fluid so that train connections are on time. And it means we and empty cars that last contained liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)
need a disciplined process for the storage of cars. By moving your products for storage agreements in the U.S.
private cars into storage until you need them, we can free up space
in the operating yards and keep your other cars moving.
Setting a new standard
Space is limited We want to make it easier to do business with CN by offering a
simple, standard, one-page agreement that will be used when
Provided that there is available space on our tracks, CN may be you arrange the storage of your private cars.
able to assign storage spots in consideration of the linehaul
volume that you ship with us. We believe we are providing a All existing lease track and empty car storage agreements will
valuable service that will give you more flexibility and is more eventually be phased out and replaced by this standard storage
cost-effective than normal storage fees. agreement for private cars.
It’s about safety, security Storage partners and other options
and community Due to the limited track space available for storage on CN’s lines,
we urge you to consider other options, such as making
Safety is a top priority at CN, and we are particularly diligent when it
arrangements with one of our storage partners, building new track
comes to the safe transportation of dangerous goods and hazardous
in your facility or right-sizing your car fleet.
materials. We are committed to ensuring the safety of our employees
and the communities that reside along our network, as well as
protecting the environment and the integrity of your product.
PRIVATE CAR STORAGE AGREEMENT FEE IN CANADA FEE IN U.S.
The storage agreement between CN and the car owner, lessee (party Effective July 1, 2009: Effective July 1, 2009:
responsible for the car), shipper or receiver will have standard terms: $25 CDN per car per day $15 US per car per day
• Minimum storage period is six months. (includes switching fee) plus $10 plus $250 per car switching
surcharge per car in selected fee
• Maximum storage period is 12 months.
• Minimum storage is five car spots and $9,100 minimum per agreement.
• Payment must be prepaid for the duration of the storage agreement for the * only for Sarnia, Windsor, Edmonton,
maximum number of cars. Clover Bar and Scotford terminals
There will be no refunds in the event of early cancellation.
• The storage agreement is valid only for the CN pool IDs you provide. We will
rely on you to maintain accurate pool and car information to ensure accurate
Please note that the storage agreements are governed by the rules tariff 6400-series, CN 9000 Optional Services and CN 9001 Switching Services.
CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY COMPANY
CONFIDENTIAL PRIVATE CAR STORAGE AGREEMENT
This agreement is effective , 2009 and will expire , 2009 for a period of days.
For a prepaid fee of $ per car per day and a minimum of $9,100 Cdn/US, and in consideration of Canadian National Railway Company
and/or its affiliated railroads (hereinafter "CN") being favoured with line haul revenue traffic, an exception to tariffs CN 9000 and CN 9001
governing the storage of private cars is granted to:
Customer 633: Customer number:
STORAGE: Loaded cars containing dangerous goods or hazardous materials (as defined in CN 9000) and residue or empty cars of toxic
inhalation hazard and/or poison inhalation hazard materials (TIH/PIH) are not eligible for storage agreements anywhere on CN. Furthermore,
residue cars or empty cars last containing liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) products are not eligible for storage agreements on any CN property in
CN will allow storage of up to maximum of _________ cars at CN location:
Loads: Car type:
Empties: Car type:
Last contained product:
Any car(s) stored above these allowable limit(s) will be subject to storage fees as published in tariff CN 9000. Cars may be stored at or other
points on CN, subject to availability and at locations as determined by CN personnel.
SWITCHING: A switch charge of $________ Cdn/US per car is applicable for the switch service for cars released from storage and delivered to
the customer's facilities. Charges as published in CN 9001 are applicable for any other switch services requested by the customer. The customer
shall provide a minimum of seven (7) calendar days' notice to remove cars from storage.
NO BAILMENT: CN shall not be liable as a common carrier or bailee for any property or lading contained in or upon cars stored hereunder, and
shall not be responsible for any third-party damage, vandalism, defacement, loss or destruction of cars or their contents, it being understood
that the cars, property or lading shall be deemed to be in the possession of the storing party insofar as liability for the safety and care thereof is
LIABILITY: CN accepts no liability, and the user of the services of this tariff herein releases CN from such liability, with respect to any damage,
loss, or injury to the car(s) or its/their contents, if any, while in stored status, except to the extent caused by the negligence or intentional acts of
CANCELLATION: These arrangements may be cancelled by CN by providing written notice a minimum of 30 days prior to the cancellation date,
provided that such termination shall not affect the rights and obligations accruing to either party under the terms and conditions of this
agreement prior to the date of termination. The provisions of CN 9000 and CN 9001 will apply subsequent to cancellation.
The person or party responsible for receipt and payment of CN invoices shall be:
Billing Party Notification Party
Contact name: Contact name:
Phone number: Phone number:
Private Car Storage Agreement requested and accepted by:
Title Name Date
CN Account Manager
Publication date: , 2009