Updates On The State Of Logistics In Vancouver, Canada

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Here is the latest update to the recent events that have impacted transportation into and out of Vancouver – December 2.

Improved weather with lighter precipitation across southwestern B.C. is anticipated through the weekend.

Rail operations: CP and CN eastbound and westbound trains are operating on CP’s mainline between Vancouver and Kamloops. Enhanced track inspections and maintenance are ongoing and low-speed restrictions remain in place. CN engineering teams continue to make progress on repairs to their mainline between Kamloops and Boston Bar. CN anticipates restoration of its rail line late on Friday, December 3.

Truck operations: Restored highway routes include detours, intermittent closures and essential-traffic-only restrictions. Reconstruction and repairs continue on major roadways across the region. 

Marine operations: Demand for anchorages exceeds capacity.

Port of Vancouver anchorage occupation (December 2):

  • Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (English Bay, inner habour, Indian Arm): 74%
  • Southern Gulf Islands: 81%

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