No trains have run on the tracks for over a decade, but CP Rail says the line needs to be brought up to federal transportation standards to allow trains to start rolling once again.
- MAP | Click here for an interactive map of the Arbutus Corridor rail line
The City of Vancouver wants the property to stay as it is, and Mayor Gregor Robertson says an offer at fair market value has been made.
But so far, no deal has been reached.
For now, CP's deadline for corridor users to remove their buildings, benches and beloved plants is July 31.
Click on the video above to hear from some of the longtime Arbutus corridor greenthumbs.