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CN Rail to Expand Its Cargo Capacity Through Vancouver’s Port

(Canadian Press)

The federal government, Canadian National Railway Co. and the body that oversees trade through Canada’s busiest port have signed an agreement allowing CN to build a second track to move more cargo and increase trade through Vancouver’s harbour.

CN says the project is part of a long-term strategy to double-track a four-kilometre section of rail that links expanding import and export terminals on the south shore of Burrard Inlet to the company’s national network.

It says in a release that the deal involving the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority would meet the country’s demand for imported goods from Asia while increasing Canadian export capability. Click here to read more.