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Rail blockade cancels West Coast Express trips

Blockade strands commuters

TransLink has announced that all West Coast Express trains heading eastbound from Waterfront to Mission will not run this afternoon due to protesters blocking Canadian Pacific tracks on the Pitt River rail bridge.

The transportation agency notes that it has been advised by Canadian Pacific Railway Police that it won't be able to provide servie on the commuter railway for the remainder of the day. Customers are advised to use SkyTrain and bus service instead.

Coast Mountain Bus Company is examining options for additional bus service and details will follow up when they become available. 

TransLink adds that additional updates will be provided if necessary on Twitter and via email. 



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