Western grain: Maximum Revenue Entitlement program

The Agency is required by the Canada Transportation Act to set annual Maximum Revenue Entitlements (MRE) for CN and CP for the movement of western grain and determine whether each entitlement has been exceeded.

For more information, see:

Most recent determinations

Crop yearVRCPIVRCPI determinationMRE determinationRelated determinations

2017-2018

1.3817

Decision No. R-2017-37

2016-2017

1.3275

Decision No. 131-R-2016

To be determined by December 31, 2017

2015-2016

1.2668

Decision No. 120-R-2015

Decision No. 378-R-2016

Decision No. 114-R-2016 - Adjusts the VRCPI from 1.2517 to 1.2571

Decision No. 131-R-2016 - Adjusts the VRCPI from 1.2571 to 1.2668

Decision No. 334-R-2016 – Determination by the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) on whether Maximum Revenue Entitlement (MRE) should include additional mileage for eligible grain movements to the ports of Vancouver, British Columbia and Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Decision No. 336-R-2016 – Determination on whether certain export traffic destined to Vancouver is eligible under the MRE Program.

See more Agency determinations related to the MRE.

Most recent statistics (crop year 2015-2016)

CompanyMREWestern grain revenueAmount above or below MRE% Over or under MREAverage length of haul in milesTonnesVRCPI
CN$684,749,693$685,791,606$1,041,9130.21,01519,784,5791.2668
CP$677,879,839$681,266,322$3,386,4830.589020,608,8231.2668

See more statistics on the Maximum Revenue Entitlement.

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