Two Valley Rail Studies

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The following are two studies that have been done concerning ‘rail’ transit in the Fraser Valley.

http://www.scribd.com/doc/2527465/City-of-Surrey-Community-Rail-Proposal

http://www.scribd.com/doc/515139/DRL-Solutions-Interurban-Report

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3 Responses to “Two Valley Rail Studies”

  1. Joe G Says:

    You can tell that second one is a provincial govt/Translink study, because it insists on the most expensive double track configuration possible and looks at WCE-style “commuter rail” on the Interurban. How stupid is that?

    Zweisystem replies: Exactly. it seems TransLink and the provincial ministry of transportation do not recognize LRT or any of its variants as a viable transit mode.

  2. David Says:

    Hydrogen fuel cells instead of overhead electric wires? Talk about gold plating or, more accurately, fools-gold plating.

    One really has to wonder why every “official” proposal for Metro Vancouver looks nothing at all like what the rest of the world is doing.

  3. Justin Bernard Says:

    “Hydrogen fuel cells instead of overhead electric wires? Talk about gold plating or, more accurately, fools-gold plating.”

    Funny you mention hydrogen trains. Here in Ontario, Dalton Mcguinty talked about hydrogen fuel cells as a means of providing an alternative to diesel a few years back….

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