Media Advisory - Notice of oral hearing

VANCOUVER, Jan.7, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ -



an application by the City of Vancouver for an order requiring the Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CP) to make an offer to governments to transfer the Arbutus Corridor portion of the Marpole Spur, for no more than the net salvage value as of 2004, and for an order cancelling CP's amendment to its three-year plan removing the Arbutus Corridor from the list of lines it intends to discontinue.

Purpose of hearing

The Canadian Transportation Agency will hear oral arguments from counsel for both parties.


The hearing will take place in Courtroom 701 at:

701 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V7Y 1K8

Hearing schedule*

Morning of January 28, 2016:

Panel and parties visit Arbutus Corridor site

January 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm:

Oral arguments begin

January 29, 2016 at 9:00 am:  

Oral arguments resume

January 29, 2016 at 1:00 pm: 

Closing remarks begin

*Exact times subject to change


For more information

For more information on the hearing and to review publicly available hearing materials, please visit:

Media inquiries: Canadian Transportation Agency Media Relations
Phone: 819-934-3448

Notes to editor / news director

Media representatives may observe the hearing. The seating capacity in the public gallery of Courtroom 701 is for 20 people only, and will be filled on a first come basis.

No cameras or recording devices will be allowed in the courtroom.

Staff will not be available for interviews during the proceeding. If you wish to set up an interview, please contact Agency Media Relations to arrange a time following the hearing.

No interviews will be granted with Panel Members. Panel Members do not comment on matters under consideration by the Agency. In addition, because of the Agency's quasi-judicial role, there are limitations as to what staff can speak about. Agency staff may comment on the process only and not on the substantive issues in a particular case.

Agency decisions, submissions made by other parties or any other evidence speak for themselves. Staff cannot provide interpretation or explanations of any information that is on the public record.


SOURCE Canadian Transportation Agency

For further information: Media inquiries: Canadian Transportation Agency, Media Relations; Phone: 819-934-3448; Email:


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