Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.


Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (tsx|CP NYSE|CP) is a Canadian rail transportation company that operates the Canadian Pacific Railway. It was created in 2001 when the CPR's former parent company, Canadian Pacific Limited, spun off its railway operations in 2001. On October 3, 2001, the company's shares began to trade on the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the "CP" symbol. During 2003, the company earned $3.5 billion (Canadian dollars) in freight revenue. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd is a public company with 15,000 employees and 6.5 billion USD market capitalization.cite web |url=http://zenobank.com/index.php?symbol=CP&page=quotesearch |title=Company Profile for Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP) |accessdate=2008-10-10]

Presidents

*1881-1888 Sir George Stephen, 1st Baron Mount Stephen
*1889-1899 Sir William Cornelius Van Horne
*1899-1918 Thomas George Shaughnessy, 1st Baron Shaughnessy
*1918-1942 Sir Edward Wentworth Beatty
*1942-1947 D'Alton Cory Coleman
*1947-1948 William Neal
*1948-1955 William A. Mather
*1955-1964, 1966 Norris Roy "Buck" Crump
*1964-1966 Robert A. "Bob" Emerson
*1966-1972 Ian David Sinclair
*1972-1981 Fred Burbidge
*1981-1990 William "Bill" Stinson
*1990-2006 Robert J. "Rob" Ritchie
*2005-Present Fred Green

ee also

*Canadian Pacific Railway
*Canadian Pacific Limited

References

*cite book|author=Cruise, David and Alison Griffiths|title=Lords of the Line|publisher=Viking, Markham, Ontario|year=1988|id=ISBN 0-670-81437-7
* [http://www8.cpr.ca/cms/NR/rdonlyres/e7mxbkfsikoun6lsnedyiqvng4t4sz6zxzselashac2uq2gjhg3ntyiwhxk3neidco5yy6s2y4gs6kgosjnnwtj5vvd/2004%2bCorporate%2bProfile%2band%2bFact%2bBook.pdf Canadian Pacific Railway 2004 Corporate Profile and Fact Book] . Retrieved February 2, 2005.

External links

* [http://www.cpr.ca/ Canadian Pacific Railway corporate website]
* [http://www.mccord-museum.qc.ca/en/keys/webtours/VQ_P2_18_EN.html CPR, from Sea to Sea: The Scottish Connection] — The construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway (illustrated with many early photographs)


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