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Welcome to Southern Railway of British Columbia

Southern Railway of British Columbia (SRY) is a major transporter of freight in British Columbia providing the highest quality service at a competitive cost.

SRY is based in New Westminster, British Columbia, and services the lower mainland and Fraser Valley providing seamless and competitive freight transportation services to markets throughout North America.

Giving back to the communities we serve

SRY takes pride in the safety of our operations and giving back to the communities we serve. Our most recent initiative links safety with a desire to make a difference in our community by partnering with the Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation. Having surpassed all previous employee safety records in 2012, donations to the Foundation under this program totaled $226,000.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does SRY have any rail-served property available for lease?

Yes, for more information contact Gerald Linden, Director Business Development 604-527-6316.

How much does it cost to ship a railcar?

SRY Business Development will gather information about your proposed move and get the process started on developing a rail rate. While some rates may be readily available, others may require a more detailed and involved approach to develop.

Are you currently hiring?

If we have any positions available, they will be listed in the Careers section under Current Position Openings.

Does SRY offer passenger service?

No, not at this time.  However, we are working with VIA Rail to reinstate passenger service on Vancouver Island.

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