North Thompson Rail Terminal Development Project

Kamloops (British Columbia)

Reference number: 80163
Federal Responsible Authority: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Proponent: North Thompson Rail Terminals Inc.
Environmental Assessment Type: Environmental Assessment to be determined
Status: Project under consideration

Latest Update

January 3, 2019 - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is determining whether an environmental assessment is required for the designated project. To help inform this decision, the Agency is inviting public comments until January 23, 2019 on the project and its potential for causing adverse environmental effects.

About the Proposal

North Thompson Rail Terminals Inc. is proposing the construction and operation of a rail yard facility located in Kamloops, British Columbia. As proposed, the North Thompson Rail Terminal Development Project would include 41 rail tracks totaling 14.6 kilometres in length, and would connect to the Canadian National Railway Company's mainline located on the eastern shore of the North Thompson River. The project would also include facilities for railcar loading, switching, storage and repair, as well as infrastructure upgrades and a site access road. Once constructed, the project would occupy an area of approximately 27 hectares.


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For questions or information, please contact:

North Thompson Rail Terminal Development Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
410-701 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V7Y 1C6
Telephone: 604-666-2431

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