Fred Green, presidnet & CEO, said, "At CP, we are executing our accelerated multi-year investment plan, to further improve service reliability, asset velocity and operational efficiency, while expanding capacity to safely and efficiently support higher volumes. We are confident that the investments we are making under our 2012 Capital Plan will allow us to achieve a low 70s operating ratio in the next three years."
Major investment categories include the following approximate amounts:
• $800 million (US$789 million) to preserve existing capacities through replacement or renewal of depleted assets;
• $275 million (US$271 million) for network capacity expansions, business development projects and productivity initiatives and
• $50 million (US$49 million) to address capital regulated by governments, principally train control.