Southern Railway of Vancouver Island (SVI) is the operating railroad for Vancouver Island freight and potential passenger services, and works under a haulage arrangement with SRY. SVI provides rail freight services to various customers on Vancouver Island via Transload operation based in Wellcox yard offering connections to North American Railroads (CN, CP, BNSF and UP) who have the ability to reach across the continent. SVI is the rail operator for the Island Corridor Foundation (ICF) and is well positioned to operate any future or potential rail operations which may arise, this includes expanding transload operations, freight, tourism, passenger or commuter trains.
At this time, SVI only serves freight customers. Please contact the ICF
for more information on future plans for commuter and passenger service.