We have received updates from the CPRS and CN railroads in regards to the significant rainfall that is impacting Western Canada. Below we have outlined these service announcements, as well as the last date they were updated.
Updated Wednesday, 12/8/21
Over this past weekend, CN’s construction and engineering crews were able to reestablish mainline passage and the CN is now working to clear the backlog of traffic in an efficient manner.
As the province of British Columbia continues to work on recovering affected infrastructure and roads over the next few months, rail will be the primary method for moving essential goods between the Port of Vancouver and the lower mainland British Columbia market, and the rest of North America.
Updated Tuesday, 11/30/21
CP is continuing to monitor weather conditions through the Fraser Canyon and Metro Vancouver areas. Crews remain in the area to regularly monitor track and rail infrastructure and perform any required work between train movements. Train operations continue in a safe and steady manner through the region since the restoration of CP’s line early last week.
CP is working closely with customers and terminals, as well as the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, and other stakeholders, to restore supply chains.