THE NETWORK

 

 

 

 

 

Route Miles

1,441

Controlling grade southbound

2.2%

Controlling grade northbound

2.2%

NOTE: Southbound loaded trains require pushers between Darcy and Mons on the Squamish Sub for two 2.2% grades between mile 122.9 and mile 77.4

OPERATIONAL REGIONS

Coastal Region

North Vancouver Yard, Squamish Sub

Caribou Region

Lillooet Sub, Prince George Sub

Prince George Region

Prince George Yard

Rocky Mountain Region

Tumbler, Takla, Stuart, Mackenzie, Chetwynd Subs

Peace Region

Fort St John, Fort Nelson, and Dawson Creek Subs

OPERATING ENVIRONMENT

Maximum ambient temperature

+38C

Minimum ambient temperature

-55C

Maximum rail temperature

+57C

Minimum rail temperature

-55C

TRAINS

Maximum freight speed

50 mph

Axel Loads

276,000 lbs

131.5 tons

283,000 lbs

141.5 tons

SUBDIVISIONS

FROM

TO

MILEAGE

NO OF MILES

CONT. GRADES

Squamish

North Vancouver

Lillooet

0.0 - 157.6

157.6

2.2% N, 2.2% S

Lillooet

Lillooet

Williams Lake

157.6 - 312.9

155.3

2.2% N, 1.0% S

Prince George

Williams Lake

Prince George

312.9 - 462.4

149.5

2.0% N, 1.0% S

Chetwynd

Prince George

Chewynd

462.4 - 658.5

196.1

1.2% N, 1.0% S

Fort St John

Chewynd

Fort St John

658.5 - 728.0

69.5

2.2% N, 2.2% S

Fort Nelson

Fort St John

Fort Nelson

728.0 - 978.8

250.8

1.3% N, 1.5% S

Tumbler

Wakley

Quintette

0.0 - 82.3

82.3

1.5% N, 1.2% S

Stuart

Odell

Fort St James

0.0 - 72.7

72.7

1.5% N, 1.7% S

Takla

Fort St James

Minaret

72.7 - 274.3

236.8

1.5% N, 1.1% S

Mackenzie

Kennedy

Mackenzie

0.0 - 23.5

23.5

2.0% N, 2.0%S

Dawson Creek

Fort St John

Dawson Creek

0.0 - 60.9

60.9

2.2% N, 2.2% S

Port

Robert Bank

Pratt

0.0 - 23.2

23.2

EMPLOYEES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EMPLOYEE NUMBER

1,764