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CP Rail intends to create a logistics park with fuel and grain storage in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)

CP Rail makes application for new logistics park in Pitt Meadows

City will oppose the proposal to the Canadian Transportation Agency, says mayor

 

COVID scuttled restoration plans for the caboose roof for some time, but with a contractor in place now, locomotive and history buffs – including museum director Shea Henry – are excited to see the 80-year-old CP Rail car repaired this season. (Kemone Moodley/Special to The News)

VIDEO: Contractor set to repair roof on Maple Ridge caboose

Hope is to see the top restored this season, then to build a cover to prevent future weather damage

  • Jul 13, 2022

 

The CP Rail crossing is closed off by concrete blocks at 272nd Street, off Lougheed Highway. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

CP Rail blocks crossing where fatal crash took Maple Ridge woman’s life

Transport Canada inspection cites hazardous conditions

 

The CP Rail underpass at Harris Road. (Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows railway underpass project back before the public

Public feedback wanted on new Harris Road crossing

The CP Rail underpass at Harris Road. (Special to The News)
CP Rail photo.

4 cars derail from train west of Field over weekend

Four cars derailed west of Field on Saturday night

CP Rail photo.
Thomas Bravais at his property in Cokato, which was flooded in November last year and is now underneath feet of silt left behind. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

Cokato landowner points finger at CP Rail after being left high and dry from historic flooding

CP are denying responsibility for silt left behind by floodwaters diverted by blocked CP culverts last year

Thomas Bravais at his property in Cokato, which was flooded in November last year and is now underneath feet of silt left behind. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
Police, firefighters, and paramedics were all on scene of a reported fatal crash involving a train, a semi, and an SUV on Thursday evening, April 21, 2022. (Shane MacKichan/Special to the News)

UPDATE: Condolences pour in for woman killed in Maple Ridge train crash

Police investigating collision with freight train and multiple vehicles Thursday night in Whonnock

Police, firefighters, and paramedics were all on scene of a reported fatal crash involving a train, a semi, and an SUV on Thursday evening, April 21, 2022. (Shane MacKichan/Special to the News)
A freight train killed the three men on board when it derailed near Field, B.C., early Monday morning. (The Canadian Press)

UPDATE: TSB finds fatal B.C. train derailment caused by cold weather, brake failure

CP’s culture of safety ‘needs to improve’, TSB said

A freight train killed the three men on board when it derailed near Field, B.C., early Monday morning. (The Canadian Press)
CP Rail train derailment near Field, B.C., on February 4. TSB Photo

TSB to provide final update on Field train derailment that left 3 workers dead in 2019

TSB will hold a news conference to release its investigation report on the fatal derailment

CP Rail train derailment near Field, B.C., on February 4. TSB Photo
A Canadian Pacific locomotive. (File photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

Surrey Board of Trade ask feds to declare rail essential service as CP strike halts

‘Surrey’s agricultural exports are a critical piece of food security for all of Canada,’ board CEO Anita Huberman says

A Canadian Pacific locomotive. (File photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)
Locked-out CP Rail workers protest outside the Lachine Intermodal facility in Montreal, Sunday, March 20, 2022. The pressure is on in Ottawa today as a CP Rail work stoppage enters its second day. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Locked-out CP Rail workers protest outside the Lachine Intermodal facility in Montreal, Sunday, March 20, 2022. The pressure is on in Ottawa today as a CP Rail work stoppage enters its second day. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Locked-out CP Rail workers protest outside the Lachine Intermodal facility in Montreal, Sunday, March 20, 2022. The pressure is on in Ottawa today as a CP Rail work stoppage enters its second day. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Locked-out CP Rail workers protest outside the Lachine Intermodal facility in Montreal, Sunday, March 20, 2022. The pressure is on in Ottawa today as a CP Rail work stoppage enters its second day. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Vancouver Intermodal Facility in Pitt Meadows. (The News files)

UPDATE: Truck access back to normal at CP intermodal facility in Pitt Meadows as labour dispute ends

Trucks were detoured along Airport Way and Ford Road during the dispute

Vancouver Intermodal Facility in Pitt Meadows. (The News files)
Locked-out CP Rail workers protest outside the Lachine Intermodal facility in Montreal, Sunday, March 20, 2022. The pressure is on in Ottawa today as a CP Rail work stoppage enters its second day. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Ottawa under pressure as CP Rail stoppage enters second day, talks continue

Industry leaders and politicians have urged the federal government to end labour dispute

Locked-out CP Rail workers protest outside the Lachine Intermodal facility in Montreal, Sunday, March 20, 2022. The pressure is on in Ottawa today as a CP Rail work stoppage enters its second day. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Canadian Pacific Railway locomotives are shuffled around a marshalling yard in Calgary, Wednesday, May 16, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Canadian Pacific Railway issues 72-hour lockout notice on Teamsters Canada

Teamsters Canada said in a release that the company’s move was expected

Canadian Pacific Railway locomotives are shuffled around a marshalling yard in Calgary, Wednesday, May 16, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The group opposing CP Rail’s proposed logistics park in Pitt Meadows has gathered signs and other materials to rally opposition. (Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows mayor urges residents to keep speaking out against CP expansion

CP rail starts third round of public feedback this week

The group opposing CP Rail’s proposed logistics park in Pitt Meadows has gathered signs and other materials to rally opposition. (Special to The News)
An excavator moves railcar wheels at the site of a CP train derailment near Craven, Sask. on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell
An excavator moves railcar wheels at the site of a CP train derailment near Craven, Sask. on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell
Crews work to repair roads and railways near Tank Hill along Highway 1 near Lytton, B.C. (BC Transportation)

CP Railway could restart trains by Tuesday evening as highway repairs continue across B.C.

Permanent repairs to highways like the Coquihalla expected to take months

Crews work to repair roads and railways near Tank Hill along Highway 1 near Lytton, B.C. (BC Transportation)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Deisel from trains only a fraction of a massive pollution problem

Reader sympathizes with Pitt Meadows residents, asking them to join in bigger lobby effort

  • Nov 16, 2021
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
CP’s proposed logistics yard would be in the fields just across the tracks from its intermodal yard in Pitt Meadows. (Google)

CP’s Pitt Meadows expansion need not clear federal impact assessment

Mayor Dingwall voices disappointment with government decision

CP’s proposed logistics yard would be in the fields just across the tracks from its intermodal yard in Pitt Meadows. (Google)
The updated Harris Road underpass will mean shifting Harris Road slightly to the west at the railway crossing. (Port of Vancouver/Special to The News)

LETTER: What can be done to stop CP from pushing ahead

Resident raises worries about proximity of new track to Pitt Meadows homes

  • Oct 30, 2021
The updated Harris Road underpass will mean shifting Harris Road slightly to the west at the railway crossing. (Port of Vancouver/Special to The News)