Thornton Tunnel

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The Thornton Tunnel is a freight railway tunnel in Burnaby, British Columbia, running under the Willingdon Heights and Vancouver Heights neighbourhoods. [1] It was built in 1969 by Canadian National to connect Second Narrows Bridge [2] to the main line in Willingdon, [3] and is 3.4 km long.

In the middle of the tunnel there is a ventilation building which is disguised as a house in a residential neighbourhood. [4] It is located on the northeast corner of Frances Street and Ingleton Avenue, in Burnaby. [5]

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