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BNSF Railway and Semiahmoo First nations embroiled in litigation regarding right of way and allegations of trespass since 2009.

BNSF Railway, the company who owns the horrifically rusted out bridge located in South Surrey on Semiahmoo First Nations land, has been involved in litigation with the band since 2009. Court schedules indicated a hearing was held this morning in Vancouver. Court documents reveal that… Continue Reading “BNSF Railway and Semiahmoo First nations embroiled in litigation regarding right of way and allegations of trespass since 2009.”

Detailed new photos show state of aging BNSF Bridge in South Surrey as potential recipe for disaster.

In recent weeks, the state of an aging railroad bridge that spans the Little Campbell River in South Surrey – owned and maintained by the U.S. based BNSF Railway – momentarily attracted the attention of the media after the horrific tragedy of Lac-Mégantic. However, residents in the area have been concerned over… Continue Reading “Detailed new photos show state of aging BNSF Bridge in South Surrey as potential recipe for disaster.”