South Fraser Community RAIL

An environmentally friendly hydrogen powered passenger train connecting the Pattullo Bridge in Surrey to Chilliwack

Bill Vander Zalm letter to Mayor Braun : Soldier With Us for Passenger Rail

Below is a copy of the letter sent by former B.C. Premier Bill Vander Zalm to the current Mayor of Abbotsford, Henry Braun in response to his previous dismissal of putting passenger trains back on the Fraser Valley Interurban rail corridor: Dear Mayor Braun As best I can, I have been following your comments about …

An Interview with Bill Vander Zalm

Abbotsford Today recently sat down with Former Surrey Mayor and BC Premier Bill Vander Zalm to learn more about his involvement with the South Fraser Community Rail campaign, and the history of the Interurban rail corridor. It was Vander Zalm’s government that preserved the Interurban rail line for future passenger use by the Province of …

South Fraser Community Rail featured in Abbotsford Today

The August edition of Abbotsford Today covered the South Fraser Community Rail Proposal, including an interview with one of our group members, Former BC Premier Bill Vander Zalm: View the August Edition just as it appeared in print. Click the button below to download the full PDF. Download Listen to the full interview (podcast) with …

Revival of interurban line will help create more sustainable cities, advocates say | Globe and Mail

By Kerry Gold for the Globe and Mail Metro Vancouver has as much of a traffic crisis as it has an affordable housing crisis, with thousands of cars backed up on major arterial roads between Vancouver and Abbotsford every day. But TransLink, the transportation authority for Metro Vancouver, doesn’t believe that reviving passenger service on …

Push begins to rebuild Vancouver-Chilliwack rail line | Globe and Mail

July 9th, 2019 By Kerry Gold for the Globe and Mail: Imagine a modern regional tram that could get people out of their cars and connect communities between Surrey and Chilliwack, similar to the passenger lines that have long existed in European cities. The line already exists. It’s the old interurban track that was built …

The Truth about TRANSLINK Survey Results, Exposed

Learn the facts behind TransLink’s misrepresentation of our Transit options Press Release May 26th, 2019By Rick Green The latest TransLink Surrey SkyTrain Survey results were released by TransLink yesterday, exposing the organization for what it is very good at: irresponsibility with your tax dollars, conducting one sided Open Houses with only one option, conducting in-house on-line …