10. Cumberland Street & Columbia Street

Primarily operated by: CN, CP & BNSF
Number of tracks at crossing: 2
Safety audit complete: Yes
Design complete: Re-evaluating design
Construction status: TBD
Whistle cessation process: Step 4


Work at this crossing is not anticipated to occur until summer 2020, which is when Metro Vancouver’s Sapperton Pump Station Construction is anticipated to be complete. In addition, the Railways have identified additional issues to be addressed as part of the crossing upgrades. The City is currently working with the Railways on addressing these safety concerns. 

Information last updated: January 6, 2020

  • 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