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.
Status: Environmental assessment not required

Latest Update

February 15, 2019 - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency issued its environmental assessment determination and decided that an environmental assessment of the designated project is not required.

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:

Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
22nd Floor, Place Bell
160 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
Telephone: 613-957-0700 or 1-866-582-1884
Fax: 613-957-0862

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