Upgrades for Roberts Bank Rail Corridor
A June 28, 2007 Government of Canada news release indicated that the Canadian government has reached a …
multi-stakeholder agreement for road/rail grade separation projects along the Roberts Bank Rail Corridor under the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative. This work, for which the federal government is investing up to $75 million, will contribute to more efficient road and rail operations and enhance the quality of life for residents along the rail corridor.
The port links Westshore Terminals and the Deltaport Container Terminal with the B.C. mainland and through that connection, to the rest of North American rail traffic.
The news release indicates that the government and private partners will invest $300 million to complete as many as nine grade separations and provide capacity for future growth.