Canadian Pacific Prepares for the Red River Flood

EMERSON, Alberta – Canadian Pacific has temporarily closed its rail line connecting Emerson and Winnipeg due to flooding on the Red River in southern Manitoba.

Company officials will be available for comment on flood preparations in Emerson on Monday morning while flood management measures are put in place.

CP has worked with emergency management officials, its customers and communities in preparation for the flood. Service on the rail line will be restored as soon as the flood threat passes, the track is inspected and it is safe to return the line to service, the railroad said.