Annual Vegetation Management Program
CN is required to clear its rights-of-way from any vegetation that may pose
a safety hazard. Vegetation on railway rights-of-way, if left uncontrolled, can
contribute to trackside fires and impair proper inspection of track
As such, for safe railway operations, the annual vegetation control program
will be carried out on CN rail lines in the province of Alberta. A certified
applicator will be applying herbicides on and around the railway tracks (mainly
the graveled area/ballast). All product requirements for setbacks in the vicinity
of dwellings, aquatic environments and municipal water supplies will be met.
At this time, we expect that the program will take place from April
29, 2019 to July 31, 2019.
Visit www.cn.ca/vegetation to see the list of cities as well as the
For more information, you may contact the CN Public Inquiry Line at 1-888-