PRESS RELEASES 12/15/2013 7:15:00 AM | Canada News Wire

Snow Storm | VIA Rail Canada its business as usual


MONTREAL, Dec. 15, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Despite the snow storm hitting certain parts of the country, VIA Rail Canada operates according to its regular schedule this Sunday, December 15th. VIA Rail encourages Canadians to use caution when travelling.

Information about the schedules will be updated when necessary on VIA Rail's Facebook and Twitter pages @VIA_rail. Arrival and departure status information is available online for the Québec City - Windsor corridor at Reservia.VIARail.ca.

For more information regarding VIA Rail's schedules or to book a train ticket, travelers can visit viarail.ca or dial 1 888 VIA RAIL (1 888 842 7245).

About VIA Rail Canada
As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail Canada's (viarail.ca) mandate is to provide safe, efficient and economical passenger transportation service, in both official languages of our country. VIA operates intercity, regional and transcontinental trains linking 450 communities across its 12,500-kilometre route network, and safely transports nearly four million passengers annually. The Corporation was awarded seven Safety Awards by the Railway Association of Canada over the last eight years, and is recipient of the 2012 Agent's Choice Award voted by Canadian travel agents and presented by Baxter Travel Media. Since 2007, the Government of Canada has invested almost a billion dollars in VIA Rail. Follow the progress of our transformation at viarail.ca/en/about-via-rail/capital-investment.

Follow us on our Evolution Blog at viaevolution.ca, on Twitter @VIA_rail and on Facebook.

SOURCE: VIA Rail Canada Inc.



For further information please contact:

Mylène Bélanger
Senior Advisor, Media Relations
VIA Rail Canada
514 871-6137 | 1 877 393-8787
mylene_belanger@viarail.camedia@viarail.ca