VIA Rail Canada: Best ridership performance in 11 years for May long weekend

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; May 23, 2019: HIGHLIGHTSMay 16 – 21, 2019 VIA Rail network Busiest day…

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Canada: Combat boots make trip to mark 75th anniversary

By Meghan Balogh, The Kingston Whig Standard; May 20, 2019 A pair of black combat boots were placed on a…

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Ontario: Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains launches third letter writing campaign

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; May 15, 2019 The Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains has embarked upon a third…

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Canada: Rocky Mountaineer pays homage to fromer Canadian National Chairman McLean

By Andrew Corselli, Managing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; May 13, 2019 Canadian rail-tour company Rocky Mountaineer recently revealed that it…

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Vote of Confidence From Canadians for VIA Rail Canada

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; May 10, 2019: MONTRÉAL, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ – VIA Rail ranks amongst the most…

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VIA Rail Canada reports ridership and revenue increase for a fourth consecutive year

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; May 8, 2019: HIGHLIGHTSFrom January 1 to December 31, 2018 ALL TRAIN ROUTES…

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Canadian crude by rail a ‘temporary’ solution to pipeline shortage: CN Rail CEO

By Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian Press, Financial Post; April 30, 2019 MONTREAL — The head of Canada’s largest railway says…

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Ontario: Judge issues Order for Security for Costs against Railmark Canada

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; April 29. 2019 The Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corp. has been successful in…

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VIA Rail Canada’s 2019 Annual Public Meeting

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; April 25, 2019: MONTRÉAL, April 25, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – VIA Rail Canada (VIA…

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Canada: Ontario Northland’s success worth celebrating – Corina Moore

By Michael Lee, North Bay Nugget; April 26, 2019 Corina Moore is both “proud” and “grateful” Ontario Northland will be…

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Close to 85,000 travellers choose VIA Rail Canada during Easter long weekend

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; April 25, 2019 HIGHLIGHTSApril 18–23, 2019 VIA Rail cross-Canada routes Most popular route: Ottawa…

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Canadian Pacific: 1Q2019: ‘Strong momentum’

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; April 24, 2019 Canadian Pacific, coming off a tough winter, posted first-quarter…

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High-speed rail halted, but Ontario advocates still pushing for better train service

By Jennifer Bieman, The London Free Press; April 19, 2019 There could be a new train of thought for passenger…

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Rocky Mountaineer expands capacity with new luxury rail cars

A press release from Rocky Mountaineer; April 15, 2019: Seven glass-dome cars to join the fleet in 2019 season VANCOUVER,…

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Ontario: FedNor contributes $150,000 to modernize Agawa Canyon Tour Train

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; April 11, 2019 FedNor will invest $150,000 into the modernization of the Agawa Canyon…

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Canada: Ontario unveils $28.5-billion transit plan, vows to double length of Toronto’s downtown relief line

By Oliver Moore, The Globe and Mail; April 10, 2019 The provincial government is promising to double the length of…

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Fourth Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between the Railway Association of Canada and the Federal Government for Reducing Locomotive Emissions

A press release from the Railway Association of Canada; April 9, 2019: OTTAWA, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ – The Railway of…

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Investigation into VIA Rail Canada derailment near Moncton, New Brunswick continues, broken railway pieces sent for testing

By Alexander Quon, Online Producer/Reporter, Global News; April 8, 2019 The team of federal investigators examining the derailment of a…

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Additional Greenfield, Massachusetts trains coming in June

By Bob Audette, Brattleboro Reformer, April 3, 2019 BRATTLEBORO — Advocates for expanded rail travel to Brattleboro and eventually to…

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Canada: Alberta’s plan to lease rail cars to move stuck crude expected to reap $2.2 billion in profit

By Lisa Stevens, Dover Daily News; April 5, 2019 Alberta is preparing a giant crude-by-rail operation to help its oilsands…

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Death by Rail: What We’re Finally Learning About Preventing Wildlife-train Collisions

By Tara Lohan, The Revelator; April 5, 2019 Last year a terrible accident in India made headlines around the world.…

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Proposed Canadian Rail Transportation Regulations published in Part I of the Canada Gazette

A press release from the Canadian Transportation Agency; April 1, 2019: GATINEAU, QC, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ – The Canadian Transportation…

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Trans-border: Could passenger train service between Detroit and Toronto reopen?

By Aaron Mondry, Curbed Detroit; April 1, 2019 There hasn’t been passenger rail connecting Detroit and Toronto since the late…

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Canadian National suspends practice of laying materials between railway tracks

By Alexandra Mazur and Neil McArtney, Global News; March 28, 2019 CN Rail has confirmed to Global News that they…

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Canadian Transport Minister Garneau announces appointments at VIA Rail Canada including new CEO

A press release from Transport Canada; March 29, 2019: OTTAWA, March 29, 2019 /CNW/ – The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of…

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