Rail advocates in Ontario want government to consider transportation strategy – including passenger rail

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; November 12, 2018 Passenger rail advocates are hoping the provincial government take the time…

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Citizen rail advocates see Canadian National takeover of Southwest Ontario line as trouble for VIA Rail Canada

From Wawa-News.com; November 7, 2018 As part of their observance of National Railway Day on November 7, the All Aboard…

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Province of Ontario puts Huron Central Railway back on track for next year

By James Hopkin, Sootoday.com; November 8, 2018 The Huron Central Railway (HCR) is receiving $980,000 from the provincial government in…

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Rail Service returns to Churchill, Manitoba – Can Passenger Train Service resume between Ontario’s Sault Ste. Marie and Hearst?

From Wawa-News.com; November 1, 2018 In May of 2017, spring flooding damaged the rail line leading into Churchill, Manitoba. Omnitrax…

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‘Time for Canadian Feds to re-fund the passenger train’, says coalition

By Staff, SooToday.com; October 30, 2018 NEWS RELEASE COALITION FOR ALGOMA PASSENGER TRAINS It’s been three long years now since…

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VIA Rail Canada at 40: Four decades of cuts, heartbreak and lost opportunities

By Staff, Bay Today; October 28, 2018 Forty years ago Monday, VIA Rail Canada was born as an operating railway…

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VIA Rail Canada train chronically late: Rail advocates

By Staff, The Sudbury Star; October 22, 2018 Despite twice lengthening its trip length and agreeing to cut out one…

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End of season for Agawa Tour Train a complete wash, officials say

By James Hopkin, Sootoday.com; October 17, 2018 The Agawa Canyon Tour Train had to cancel its final four days of…

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Passenger rail revival plan for Northern Ontario rolling out this fall

By Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business; October 9, 2018 A northeastern Ontario passenger rail advocacy group is tabling a plan…

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