10. Cumberland Street & Columbia Street

Primarily operated by: CP
Safety audit complete: Yes
Design complete: Yes
Construction status: TBD
Whistle cessation process: Step 4

Comments: Metro Vancouver is currently in the process of building a pump station adjacent to this rail crossing. Due to the construction activity in the vicinity of the crossing, improvements identified in the safety audit will have to be coordinated with Metro Vancouver. The City of New Westminster has met with Metro Vancouver to review the construction timeline and is currently in discussion with the railways to develop an execution plan to attain cessation.

Information last updated: November 29, 2018

  • How do I get involved?
    The Railway Community Advisory Panel, comprised of members from the City, railway companies, and the community formally discuss issues such as whistle cessation. If you would like to attend a meeting or bring a delegation you can contact Legislative Services at 604.527.4523 or  

  • For more information, please contact:
    Roger Emanuels
    Manager of Design & Construction