(Brian Cross – Western Producer)
The Canadian Transportation Agency concluded two days of hearings in Vancouver last week, aimed at learning more about the causes of a railway snafu that delayed rail car deliveries, prompted a series of freight embargoes and resulted in undetermined financial losses for some shippers.
The hearings are part of an ongoing federal investigation into Vancouver-area rail service launched earlier this year and endorsed by federal Transportation Minister Marc Garneau.
Congestion issues began to emerge in some parts of the Vancouver-area rail network in late October 2018 and persisted until January 2019. Click here to read more.
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