VIA Rail to serve more Canadians with the addition of 6 new departures over the holiday season

Halifax, 2015-10-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Thanks to the notable increase of 13% in ridership over the summer compared to last year on VIA Rail’s Ocean service, 6 additional departures will be added over the holiday season. The added trains will allow VIA Rail to serve more Canadians, more often on its eastern Canadian… Read the full press release

VIA Rail officially opens overhead walkway at Cobourg station on August 21, 2014

Montréal, 2014-8-20 — /Travel PR News/ — August 21st, VIA Rail invites media representatives to the official opening of the overhead walkway at Cobourg station. Paul G. Smith, VIA Rail’s Chairman of the Board will be attending along with Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, VIA Rail’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Gil Brocanier, Mayor of Cobourg, and Mr…. Read the full press release

VIA Rail’s Corridor routes now with upgraded business class service

New Ergonomic Seating, New meals, Personalized Service and Greener Trips Montréal, 2014-04-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Business class travelerson VIA Rail’s Corridor routes can now experience many of the upgrades recently made to its Business class service – refurbished lounges, a more spacious environment on-board, a greener and more comfortable trip, new meals and more… Read the full press release

VIA Rail Canada awards contracts worth $4.5M to local firms for Winnipeg Union Station renovation and LRC car components

Montréal, Quebec, 2013-10-22— / — VIA Rail Canada ( announced today that it has signed agreements worth $4.5 million with locally-based Winnipeg companies for the renovation of Winnipeg Union Station as well as for components for its Light, Rapid, Comfortable (LRC) Business Class cars which are used in the Québec City – Windsor corridor. $3.5 million granted… Read the full press release

VIA Rail’s long-haul train the Ocean now equipped with Wi-Fi on board

Montréal, 2013-07-12 — / — As of June 15, VIA Rail’s long-haul train the Ocean has been equipped with the same Wi-Fi available to passengers on the Québec City – Windsor corridor. Available across more than 98% of the route between Montréal and Halifax, the new Wi-Fi connection allows passengers to remain virtually linked to work, friends and… Read the full press release

VIA Rail announced repair work on highway 138 rail crossing near Cornwall

Cornwall, 2013-06-27 — / — Starting June 25th, VIA Rail will be undertaking work to repair a rail crossing on highway 138 at mileage point 38.68. This is part of a larger maintenance project, which seeks to improve operational and public security. Work will begin the night of June 25th at 9:00 p.m., and will carry… Read the full press release