Toronto, December 2, 2021
Lighter precipitation is forecast for Thursday and Friday across southwestern B.C. Evacuation orders for multiple communities impacted by flooding remain in place.
Rail operations: CP and CN eastbound and westbound trains continue to transit on CP's mainline between Vancouver and Kamloops. Enhanced track inspections and maintenance are ongoing and low-speed restrictions remain in place. Engineering teams continue to undertake repairs on CN's mainline between Kamloops and Boston Bar at a site impacted by heavy precipitation. A timeline for restored rail operations through the site is currently unavailable.
Truck operations: Container terminal truck activity remains steady. Restored highway routes include detours, intermittent closures and essential-traffic-only restrictions. Proactive closures may occur when heavy rainfall is forecast. Reconstruction and repairs continue on major roadways across the region.
Marine operations: Demand for anchorages currently exceeds capacity.
For more information, please call David Lychek, Director – Ocean & Air Services at (905) 882-4880, ext. 1207.