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Canada Line Operations and Maintenance Center

PNR RailWorks constructed the track infrastructure in and around the maintenance facility for Vancouver’s Canada Line light rail.
Project Highlights 
  • Constructed the track in around the maintenance facility featuring ballasted and direct-fixation track
  • Constructed, ballasted and surfaced 22 turnouts
Richmond, British Columbia
Customer 
SNC Lavalin
Business Unit 
PNR RailWorks
Project Description 

The 19.2-km Canada Line, the third light-rail line in Vancouver’s transit system, opened in August of 2009 and connects Vancouver International Airport with downtown Vancouver and Richmond. PNR RailWorks constructed the track infrastructure in and around the maintenance facility, featuring ballasted and embedded direct-fixation track.

Project Scope 

PNR RailWorks constructed and surfaced 3,000 meters of track consisting of 115 lb. rail and concrete ties and 190 meters of direct-fixation track on this job for engineering and construction firm SNC Lavalin. It also constructed, ballasted and surfaced 22 turnouts.