July 15, 2024



Flood damage cuts all rail access to Canada’s largest port of Vancouver

Yahoo News – Reuters

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MERRITT, British Columbia (Reuters) -The port of Vancouver, Canada’s largest, said on Tuesday that all rail access had been cut by floods and landslides further to the east, a development that could hit shipments of grain, coal and potash.

Two days of torrential rain in the Pacific province of British Columbia triggered major flooding and shut rail routes operated by Canadian Pacific Rail and Canadian National Railway, by far the country’s two biggest rail companies.

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