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BYLINE: Courtney Tower
Canadian National and Canadian Pacific rail lines have been hit by rockslides, mudslides and flooding in the mountain passes of British Columbia, delaying their efforts to clear the backlog of containers at the Port of Vancouver.
Canadian National in a Tuesday advisory said that the last of the track blockages that occurred Sunday had been cleared Monday night, but added that affected traffic may be delayed up to 24 hours as normal service is restored.
The mainline of Canadian Pacific has been similarly affected in the area, and CN said that those lines cannot currently handle detours.
The railroads had earlier …