Rail

Chilliwack Rail Crossings – The Most High Risk In BC

Chilliwack (With files from CBC/Black Press)  – To know one’s real surprise, the City of Chilliwack has more high-risk rail crossings than any other BC community. In fact on the national scale, The Wack has the 13th highest total in…


Fraser Institute – “Pipelines Safer Than Rail”

Calgary (CP) — TransCanada (TSX:TRP) is pointing to a new study on how pipeline safety stacks up against rail to show why two of its controversial projects should be built. According to the report by the Fraser Institute released Thursday,…


Empty Coal Trains May Return To Abbotsford

Abbotsford  – The Southern Railway of BC (SRY) has submitted a proposal that would see empty coal trains resume running through Abbotsford’s downtown several times a day, this time on a long-term basis. SRY has presented BNSF Railway with a…


Renewed Talk of Vancouver To Chilliwack Interurban Rail

Chilliwack/Abbotsford/Vancouver (Georgia Straight)  – Voters were told there was no Plan B if they killed a tax hike to fund a $7.5-billion transportation plan in Metro Vancouver. They did exactly that in a recent plebiscite, but there is an alternative,…