Notice of Hearing: Vancouver Freight Rail Investigation


The Canadian Transportation Agency's (CTA) investigation into possible freight rail service issues in the Vancouver area.

Case No.: 19-00189

As part of its investigation, the CTA will hold an oral hearing on Tuesday January 29, 2019 and Wednesday January 30, 2019 at:

The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver, 845 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC

The hearing will commence on January 29 at 9:00 a.m.

The purpose of the oral hearing is to allow the CTA to gather additional information and hear evidence from witnesses regarding freight rail service issues in the Vancouver area. To request participation at the oral hearing, the CTA invites individuals or organisations directly involved in, or affected by, freight rail service issues in the Vancouver area to email the Enquiry Officer at Please indicate your language preference – English or French - in your email by Friday, January 18, 2019. A list of participants will be made available once confirmed.

Attendance at the hearing

Members of the public may attend as observers of the hearing. The seating capacity is limited to 100 people only, and will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. No cameras or recording devices are permitted.

For more information on the hearing, please visit the Vancouver Freight Rail Investigation web page.  Anyone requiring further information about the investigation, may contact CTA staff via email at or by telephone at 819-934-3448 (TTY 1-800-669-5575). Anyone requiring particular accommodations at the hearing should contact us no later than Friday, January 18, 2019.

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