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. Rick Norlock, Member of Parliament for Northumberland – Quinte West.

What :            Media Event | Cobourg Overhead Walkway Official Opening

Who :            Paul G. Smith, Chairman of the Board of Directions, VIA Rail Canada Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, President and Chief Executive Officer, VIA Rail Canada  Rick Norlock, Member of Parliament, Northumberland – Quinte West Gil Brocanier, Mayor of Cobourg

Date :            Thursday, August 21, 2014

Time :            1:30 pm

Where :        Cobourg VIA Rail Station
563, Division Street, Cobourg, Ontario

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