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June 26, 2018
Ottawa invests in the Port of Vancouver's road and rail infrastructure
Minister of Transport Marc Garneau announced a major federal investment of $167 million for three projects to improve port infrastructure and increase the capacity of the rail infrastructure that serves the south shore port area.
The first two projects are led by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, with investment from Canadian National Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway and include:
The third project led by Canadian National, with investment from the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, involves designing and building a 4.2 kilometre-long secondary track, parallel to the existing Burrard Inlet line, in the City of Vancouver. The increased rail capacity will support the flow of goods through the south shore port area, as trade volumes continue to grow.
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