CP Rail

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

 

Graphic from Vancouver Fraser Port Authority shows daily traffic delays at railway crossings in Pitt Meadows will more than double by 2030.

Port authority puts pause on Pitt Meadows overpass

Harris Road underpass going ahead

 

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LETTER: Remember benefits to community from CP Rail, Maple Ridge man says

Pitt Meadows council continues its opposition to CP’s expansion plans

  • Mar 12, 2021

 

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LETTER: CP rail plans give Pitt Meadows resident food for thought

Increasing rail traffic is a concern for residents near rail line, local woman noted

  • Mar 12, 2021
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A map of CP’s proposed logistics park.

Pitt Meadows seeks end to ‘unfair taxation’ benefiting CP Rail

City lobbying other municipalities to ask B.C. government to end tax break

A map of CP’s proposed logistics park.
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 challenges CP’s process for choosing logistics park site

Site evaluation was ‘fundamentally flawed in its methodology’ asserts city

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)
Emergency crews were called to the area of Glover Road and Mufford Crescent on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2022 after a CP Rail train had collided with an individual near a homeless campus in Langley. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Man struck by CP train in Langley near homeless camp

Individual was taken to hospital with serious injuries

Emergency crews were called to the area of Glover Road and Mufford Crescent on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2022 after a CP Rail train had collided with an individual near a homeless campus in Langley. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Maple Ridge firefighters are on the scene of a hazardous materials call on Feb. 17, 2021. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

UPDATE: Hazardous materials incident along rail lines in Maple Ridge false alarm

Train car which appeared to be leaking, caused trains to stop both ways near Maple Crescent

  • Feb 17, 2021
Maple Ridge firefighters are on the scene of a hazardous materials call on Feb. 17, 2021. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
CP’s proposed logistics park would be in the fields just across the tracks from its intermodal yard in Pitt Meadows. (Google)

Pitt Meadows wants higher tax rate for CP Rail

Councillors decry a rate that equates railway to a dentist’s office

CP’s proposed logistics park would be in the fields just across the tracks from its intermodal yard in Pitt Meadows. (Google)
CP Rail intends to create a logistics park with fuel and grain storage in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)

LETTER: CP’s history in Pitt Meadows does not bode well for the future

National rail company needs to be a better neighbour if it wants to expand operations

  • Jan 18, 2021
CP Rail intends to create a logistics park with fuel and grain storage in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)
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LETTER: Continuing push to electrify rail service

Amid controversy about a new CP yard in Pitt Meadows, local reader suggests alternative system

  • Jan 15, 2021
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CP’s proposed logistics yard would be in the fields just across the tracks from its intermodal yard in Pitt Meadows. (Google)

Opponents of CP Rail’s logistics yard rally support in Pitt Meadows

Deadline is Jan. 15 for feedback in first public consultation

CP’s proposed logistics yard would be in the fields just across the tracks from its intermodal yard in Pitt Meadows. (Google)
A train derailment is shown near Field, B.C., Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. The RCMP have announced that they are launching a criminal investigation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

RCMP launch criminal probe into fatal train derailment in Field that left 3 dead

The derailment, which occurred in February 2019, resulted in three fatalities

A train derailment is shown near Field, B.C., Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. The RCMP have announced that they are launching a criminal investigation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A map of CP’s proposed logistics park.

Hundreds of jobs, millions of dollars from logistics park

CPR at public meeting of Pitt Meadows council

A map of CP’s proposed logistics park.
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LETTER: Move to electric railroad, instead

In reaction to upset about CP Rail’s expansion plans in Pitt Meadows, this reader has a suggestion

  • Dec 13, 2020
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CP Rail intends to create a logistics park with fuel and grain storage in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)

From ‘The Natural Place’ to ‘The Industrial Place’

Pitt Meadows residents, council rally against CPR logistics park

CP Rail intends to create a logistics park with fuel and grain storage in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Pitt Meadows city hall and residents oppose new CP Rail operation

Company announces plans for CP Logistics Park: Vancouver

Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)
Nov. 1 is the 25th anniversary of the West Coast Express. (Special to The News)

West Coast Express has been running for 25 years

Commuter rail service marks silver anniversary this Sunday

Nov. 1 is the 25th anniversary of the West Coast Express. (Special to The News)
A new facility will be built at the CP intermodal yard in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)

New facilities coming to Pitt Meadows intermodal yard

CP Rail and Maersk announce new agreement

A new facility will be built at the CP intermodal yard in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)
Canadian Pacific is conducting an emergency evacuation drill at a rail yard in Port Coquitlam on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Pitt Meadows residents are expected to hear sirens from 10 to 11 a.m. (City of Pitt Meadows photo)

Pitt Meadows residents warned about sirens during CP rail drill

Canadian Pacific is conducting an evacuation drill in Port Coquitlam rail yard

Canadian Pacific is conducting an emergency evacuation drill at a rail yard in Port Coquitlam on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Pitt Meadows residents are expected to hear sirens from 10 to 11 a.m. (City of Pitt Meadows photo)