MONTREAL, Dec. 20, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - At this time, VIA Rail Canada's
trains have not been affected by the winter weather across certain
parts of the country. Although the Corporation continues to operate
according to its regular schedule in the Québec City - Windsor
corridor, in Western Canada and in the Maritimes, some delays caused by
the weather may be expected. However no cancellations are foreseen. 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, travellers 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.