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A Canadian Pacific Rail maintenance worker climbs onto a locomotive at the company’s Port Coquitlam yard east of Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday May 23, 2012. Canada’s two largest railways are facing service disruptions following mudslides that have wiped out tracks in British Columbia and caused at least one partial derailment. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Heavy rains, mudslides cause railway service disruptions in B.C.

Track outages are hampering the movement of goods to and from the country’s largest port in Vancouver

 

A freight train makes its way over the Black Bridge in Duncan, back when rail was still running on the E&N corridor. (Black Press file)

Court rejects First Nation’s bid to appeal Island railway land decision for now

B.C. Court of Appeal upholds Supreme Court decision, but leaves Snaw-Naw-As opening to try again

 

The Island Corridor Foundation wants to restore train service from Victoria to Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo

Rail line owners present case to restore service from Victoria to Courtenay

E&N rail line could be up and running against for an investment of about $350 million, ICF CEO says

 

A section of the rail corridor on Vancouver Island. (Black Press file)

Island Corridor Foundation refreshes board with five new members

ICF board will be co-chaired by Ladysmith Mayor and Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council president

A section of the rail corridor on Vancouver Island. (Black Press file)
A Canadian Pacific Railway employee walks along the side of a locomotive in a marshalling yard in Calgary on May 16, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

CP Rail signs deal to buy Kansas City Southern for US$25 billion

CEO said deal will help integrate continent’s supply chains, which has become more pressing since USMCA

A Canadian Pacific Railway employee walks along the side of a locomotive in a marshalling yard in Calgary on May 16, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Locomotive 113 at the Nimpkish Valley Heritage Park. (Black Press file photo)

Nimpkish Heritage Park adds another relic to rail memorabilia collection

The Regional District has purchased a decommissioned logging rail car from Westcan

Locomotive 113 at the Nimpkish Valley Heritage Park. (Black Press file photo)
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CEO: Malahat commute could take two hours in 2038, Island rail part of the solution

LETTER: Island Corridor Foundation CEO Stevenson confident in survey results

  • Dec 9, 2020
(Black Press file photo)

Trump announces he will issue permit for Alaska-Canada rail line

The 1,600-mile (2,575-kilometre) railroad line would connect Alaska to Canada and the continental U.S.

Island Corridor Foundation launches survey on importance of Vancouver Island rail

“ICF remains 100 per cent committed to the restoration of full rail service on Vancouver Island”

  • Sep 24, 2020

VIDEO: Cyclists cross under train in Revelstoke

The incident was caught on the railway museum’s live train camera

‘Dangerous game’ on rail line killed Surrey teen in 2018: B.C. coroner

Jack Stroud, 15, died on July 4, 2018 after being struck by a train

Vancouver Island First Nation calls for repurposing of E&N rail line

Suggestion: ‘A level, accessible, paved trail that connects communities and promotes recreation’

Island Rail Corridor needs $700 million in upgrades to get back on track

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure assessment says rail is in poor to fair condition

Blockades expected to derail CN’s Q1 results, COVID-19 looms down the line

Multiple blockades popped up all over Canada in support of Wet’suwet’en

New rail safety measures implemented in Canada

Minister of Transport announced three ministerial orders effective April 3

Majority of Canadians unhappy with Trudeau’s handling of blockade crisis: poll

Leger executive vice-president says this represents a major shift in public support for Indigenous rights

Island Corridor Foundation ‘cautiously optimistic’ about rail line reactivation

The province is currently completing its rail assessment