Canada: VIA Rail reducing service amid COVID-19 pandemic

From CBC News; March 19, 2020 Via Rail has announced it is halting some routes, as well as extending some previous cancellations,…

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Special Canadian Series, Article 2 of 4: Beautiful views-unreliable schedule

By King’s MJ Students, The Signal, University of King’s College School of Journalism, Halifax, Nova Scotia; August 6, 2019 Article…

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British Columbia: All A’bored: Riding the Sweet, But So Slow, Skeena Train

By Amanda Follett Hosgood, Today | TheTyee.ca; July 16, 2019 “Mommy, I’m booored.” My daughter’s wail comes like a whistle announcing the passenger…

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Riding Canada’s Skeena train: from Jasper to the Pacific

By Monisha Rajesh, The Guardian; January 23, 2019 Inhaling the sharp scent of fresh pine, I lean over the half-open…

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Breaking Travel News interview: Steve Sammut, president, Rocky Mountaineer

By Chris O’Toole, Breaking Travel News; July 20, 2018 Since 1990, Rocky Mountaineer has welcomed more than two million guests…

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VIA Rail Canada modifies the schedule of the Canadian between Toronto and Vancouver

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; June 22, 2018: PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire Jun. 22, 2018, 05:42 PM MONTREAL,…

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VIA please come back to Revelstoke, British Columbia

Opinion By Sharon Kurtz, Revelstoke Review; March 6, 2018 Can Revelstoke ever really be a world-class resort town without reliable,…

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Bitter cold disrupts VIA Rail service to northern Manitoba communities

By The Canadian Press; Canadian Business; December 28, 2017 WINNIPEG _ Equipment issues related to extremely cold weather have forced…

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Canada by rail: Cross-country trip involves fine food

By Janet Podolak, The News-Herald; December 5, 2017 The distant call of train whistles has been an almost unconscious part…

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