CN in New Brunswick

CN on the Reversing Falls bridge in Saint JohnCanadian National (CN) continues to operate in New Brunswick, although it mostly exists as the main line between Montreal, Quebec and Halifax, Nova Scotia, with a branch line down to Saint JohnMoncton is the major center for CN in New Brunswick.

CN operates six subdivisions in New Brunswick:

CN has abandoned a number of subdivisions over the years, including the Bartibog Subdivision and the Tormentine Subdivision.


CN has two major New Brunswick yards, the Gordon Yard in Moncton and the Island Yard in Saint John. Beginning in 2002, CN leased Saint John’s Island Yard to the NB Southern Railway and all local switching in Saint John is done by NB Southern.


CN operates several long-distance trains that run through New Brunswick and several locals.

CN in other provinces