Alleged Horrific Conditions at GTA’s Rail Yards

Ever since the pandemic struck, truck drivers have been complaining about long waiting periods at the Canadian National Railway (CN) and Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) yards. When asked about their experience, listeners share some startling stories around this issue.

Mentioned below are a few problems shared by our listeners:

  • Approximately 3-4 hours of wait inside yards
  • Long queues outside yards extending up to main roads and intersections
  • Humiliating experience faced by drivers inside yards
  • Filthy washroom/toilets
  • Rise in pollution due to idling time by trucks
  • Impact on gross pay of truck drivers
  • Impact on overall productivity
  • Drivers say when you are inside these yards, you feel like you are in some Third World country