Another successful August long weekend for VIA Rail Canada

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; August 9, 2019: HIGHLIGHTSThursday August 1 to Tuesday August 6, 2019 VIA Rail…

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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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Opinion: It’s time to reset your perception about Bombardier. Here’s why

By David Van der Wee, National Post; August 6, 2019 Bombardier Transportation is a highly innovative rolling stock manufacturer with…

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Ontario Northland wins first rail refurbishment contract with Metrolinx since 2011

By Rocco Frangione, Staff, MyNorthBayNow.com; August 7, 2019 After a nearly 10 year absence in North Bay, Metrolinx is making…

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All aboard! Explore Canada on these 5 memorable excursion trains

By Mark Stachiew, Calgary Herald; August 6, 2019 Crossing Canada by train is one of this country’s greatest travel experiences,…

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10 Of The Most Beautiful Train Journeys In North America

By Evan Alexander, The Travel; August 3, 2019 Roaring steam engines might no longer boast the same allure of days gone…

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Province says passenger rail still an option for Northern Ontario

By James Wood, Staff, My Muskoka Now; July 10, 2019 HUNTSVILLE, ON- In the wake of Premier Doug Ford’s cabinet…

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Bombardier to lay off hundreds of workers at Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant

From CBC News; July 9, 2019 Bombardier plans to cut several hundred jobs at its Thunder Bay, Ont., facility, according…

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VIA Rail Canada: Busiest Canada Day weekend of the last 10 years

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; July 9, 2019: HIGHLIGHTSThursday June 27, 2019 – Wednesday July 3, 2019 VIA…

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Michigan/Ontario: Railcars removed, remediation from acid spill continues after Port Huron-Sarnia derailment

By Annalise Frank, Crain’s Detroit Business; July 8, 2019 The roughly 40 railcars blocking an international tunnel joining Port Huron…

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Ontario: New Toronto Union Station glass ‘moat’ opens as transit hub shifts construction to lower level

By Raneem Alozzi, Staff Reporter, The Toronto Star; July 7, 2019 Union Station welcomed passengers travelling between the GO York…

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How a train trip across Canada helped me heal

By Sarah Pledge Dickson, The Globe And Mail; July 2, 2019 Fed-up with school and living in a dorm room…

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Ontario: MPP Fedeli asks Northlander supporters to be patient

By Chris Dawson, Baytoday.ca; June 29, 2019 Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli says the Conservative Government is not giving up on…

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Port Huron, Michigan/Sarnia, Ontario: Cleanup continues at St. Clair River tunnel derailment

By Paul Morden, The Observer; July 1, 2019 Recovery of sulphuric acid that leaked from one of approximately 40 rail…

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Michigan: 40 train cars derail inside Port Huron-to-Sarnia tunnel

By Chad Livengood and Annalise Frank, Crain’s Detroit Business; June 28, 2019 A Canadian National Railway train derailed early Friday…

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Strong private-sector interest in VIA Rail’s planned expansion, says Canada Infrastructure Bank CEO

By Bill Curry, The Globe And Mail; June 25, 2019 Canada Infrastructure Bank chief executive officer Pierre Lavallée says there…

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Government of Canada takes next steps to further explore VIA Rail’s High Frequency Rail proposal in the Quebec City-Toronto Corridor

A press release from Transport Canada; June 25, 2019: PETERBOROUGH, ON, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ – A modernized passenger rail system…

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Infrastructure Bank to support VIA Rail Canada’s expansion plans through Quebec and Ontario

By Bill Curry, The Globe And Mail; June 24, 2019 On the eve of a federal election and after years…

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Ontario: Plan to bring back Northlander train remains off track

By Jordan Horrobin, The Timmins Daily Press; June 23, 2019 While on the campaign trail last May, Premier Doug Ford…

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Algoma Central: Ontario train advocates plan to raise their voices as election nears

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; June 21, 2019 The pitch to reinstate federal government funding for passenger train service…

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ION Light Rail Transit launched in Ontario

By Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; June 21, 2019 The first of the two phases of the ION Light Rail…

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Northeastern Ontario: Expect fall announcement says passenger rail advocate

By Stu Campaigne, Staff, mynorthbaynow.com; June 19, 2019 It’s not a matter of “if” but “when.” Lucille Frith wholeheartedly believes…

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Ontario: Railmark Canada lawsuit dismissed

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; June 14, 2019 An action by Railmark Canada against the Sault Ste. Marie Economic…

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How driving a train became one of Canada’s Best Jobs

By Mariyam Khaja, Canadian Business; June 11, 2019 While working in the office of an insurance company back in 2007,…

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Ontario Northland adds refurbished dining car to Polar Bear Express

By Linda Holmes, BayToday.ca; June 10, 2019 Passengers travelling on the Ontario Northland’s Polar Bear Express will benefit from a…

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