MONTREAL, Dec. 22, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - VIA Rail Canada (viarail.ca) wishes to inform its passengers 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.
However, due to challenging winter weather conditions, train delays are
to be expected for its services between
- Toronto and Montreal in both directions,
- Toronto and Ottawa in both directions;
- Halifax- Montreal (train 14);
- Toronto - New-York (train 97).
During this very busy period of the year, where customers want to
reunite with families and friends, VIA Rail encourages travellers to
consult our train schedules on our website at viarail.ca or call 1-888-VIA RAIL (1-888-842-7245) or 1 800 268 9503 (ATS for the
Arrival and departure status information is available online for the
Québec City - Windsor corridor at Reservia.VIARail.ca. Information about the schedules will be updated when necessary on VIA
Rail's Facebook and Twitter pages @VIA_rail.
About VIA Rail Canada
As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail Canada's 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. Recipient of the Railway
Association of Canada's Safety Award in 2012 for the 11th time in 12 years, and of the 2013 Agent's Choice Award voted by
Canadian travel agents and presented by Baxter Travel Media, VIA Rail
safely transports nearly four million passengers annually. Since 2007,
the Government of Canada has invested almost a billion dollars in VIA
Rail. Follow the progress of our transformation at viarail.ca/transformingvia.
Follow us on our Evolution Blog at viaevolution.ca, on Twitter @VIA_rail and on Facebook.
SOURCE: VIA Rail Canada Inc.