CN and Our Winter Protection Products

CN is the only railroad in North America to cross the continent from east to west and north to south. Its 17,000 mile network faces numerous winter traffic challenges in difficult conditions. Whether it is along remote sections of the Winnipeg to Toronto line or in a major yard, CN has turned to

CONDOR's (formerly A.M. Signal Systems Ltd.) equipment to improve performance and safety. asghsahg Examples of the types of equipment provided include:

  • Derail equipment blowers to keep the derail mechanism clear of snow.
  • Hot box detection (HBD) blower systems to efficiently keep scanner apertures snow free.
  • Winter switch clearing blower systems that provide high velocity cold air to keep switches clear of snow     while reducing overall energy consumption and track maintenance.
  • Tie duct system accessories to enhance the performance of cold air switch clearing blowers.