Public Notice

September 23, 2022 – Transport Canada must determine whether the proposed North Shore Railyard Expansion Project, located in North Vancouver is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

To help inform this determination, Transport Canada is inviting comments from the public respecting that determination. All comments received will be considered public and may be posted online. For more information, individuals should consult the Privacy Notice on the Registry website.

Written comments must be submitted by October 23, 2022 to:

Transport Canada 
Impact Assessment Pacific Region 
820 - 800 Burrard Street 
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2J8 

The Proposed Project

Richardson are proposing a rail-focused expansion of their North Vancouver terminal. The proposed expansion focuses on the following pieces of work: 

  • Construction of 15 additional storage tracks; 
  • Realignment of tracks within the existing yard;  
  • Addition of crossovers and turnouts within the existing yard;  
  • Installation of truck turnaround area, emergency access road and construction of new vehicular access gates (security and emergency); and 
  • Various associated works such as installation of new lighting, fencing and utilities. 

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