CN Rail earnings up on higher volumes

Tue Oct 21, 2014 4:22pm EDT
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TORONTO Oct 21 (Reuters) - Canadian National Railway Co reported higher third quarter earnings on Tuesday as revenue jumped on higher freight volumes.

Net income rose to C$853 million ($760 million), or C$1.04 a share, from C$705 million, or C$0.84 a share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 16 percent to C$3.12 billion.

($1 = $1.12 Canadian) (Reporting by Allison Martell; Editing by Chris Reese)