Government of Canada Announces Improvements to the Roberts Bank Rail Corridor

Collings Johnston is the Program Manager for the Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Program. For more info on our role, view our Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Program page.

Source: Transport Canada

Roberts Bank Rail Corridor

LANGLEY TOWNSHIP, BRITISH COLUMBIA—Canada’s New Government has concluded 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 announcement was made today by the Honourable David Emerson, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Pacific Gateway and the Vancouver-Whistler Olympics; Mr. Brian Jean, Parliamentary Secretary, on behalf of the Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Kevin Falcon, Minister of Transportation of British Columbia; Mr. Gordon Houston, president and chief executive officer of the Vancouver Port Authority; Mr. Malcolm Brodie, chair of TransLink; and Mr. Kurt Alberts, Mayor of the Township of Langley, on behalf of all municipal partners, at a media conference at the Langley Township Council Chambers. [Read More…]