CP Rail

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 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

 

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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

 

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)
CP Rail confirmed that two trains in the process of making a train meet collided, resulting in a derailment of seven cars. (CP Rail photo)

Collision results in train derailment just east of Golden

The derailment occurred Sunday night, according to a statement from CP

CP Rail confirmed that two trains in the process of making a train meet collided, resulting in a derailment of seven cars. (CP Rail photo)
A train reportedly struck a person just west of the 240th Street intersection with the CP Rail tracks in Maple Ridge on Monday, June 29. (Black Press Media files)

Pedestrian dead after being struck by train in Maple Ridge

CP Police and local Mounties are investigating the early morning incident

A train reportedly struck a person just west of the 240th Street intersection with the CP Rail tracks in Maple Ridge on Monday, June 29. (Black Press Media files)
Rendering of Harris Road underpass. (Contributed)

Pitt Meadows entering next stage of consultation for road and rail project

Kennedy Road overpass draft designs to be unveiled in July

Rendering of Harris Road underpass. (Contributed)
Ridge Meadows RCMP . (File photo)

One person sent to hospital after train hits car in Maple Ridge on Tuesday

The train hit the vehicle at tracks near Maple Crescent and 203 St.

Ridge Meadows RCMP . (File photo)
A rendering of the underpass at Harris Road. (Contributed)

Pitt Meadows resident concerned about CP’s plans for third track

Resident says there is a lack of transparency about project

A rendering of the underpass at Harris Road. (Contributed)
Harris Road is one of Pitt Meadows crossings. (THE NEWS/files)
Harris Road is one of Pitt Meadows crossings. (THE NEWS/files)
A CP train stopped near the site of an incident west of Ashcroft in which one person was struck by a train on the afternoon of March 6. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

One person airlifted to hospital after being struck by CP train near Ashcroft

Reports indicate victim sustained serious injuries

A CP train stopped near the site of an incident west of Ashcroft in which one person was struck by a train on the afternoon of March 6. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
A freight train killed the three men on board when it derailed near Field, B.C., early Monday morning. (The Canadian Press)

Transportation Safety Board releases update on fatal B.C. derailment

The fatal derailment occured just over a year ago, killing three

A freight train killed the three men on board when it derailed near Field, B.C., early Monday morning. (The Canadian Press)