Ontario: Train collision holds up Ottawa-bound passengers

From CBC News; September 6, 2019 Passengers aboard an Ottawa-bound Via Rail train were delayed more than three hours Thursday night after their…

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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 3 of 4: Fixing passenger rail

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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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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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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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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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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VIA RAIL CANADA AND ALVÉOLE PARTNER TO HELP SAVE THE BEES

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; April 22, 2019: MONTRÉAL, April 22, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – To celebrate Earth Day,…

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Family Day long Weekend: VIA Rail Canada’s ridership up 5%

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; February 21, 2019: HIGHLIGHTSFrom Thursday, February 14 to Tuesday, February 19, 2019 TOTAL NUMBER…

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VIA Rail Canada Firmly Committed to Helping Achieve Universal Accessibility for all Canadians

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; February 6, 2019: OTTAWA, Feb. 6, 2019 /CNW/ – VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) unveiled…

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VIA Rail Canada train evacuated after striking debris near Trenton, Ontario

From CBC News; February 2, 2019 A Via Rail train travelling between Toronto and Ottawa had to be evacuated after it struck debris…

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VIA Rail Canada expects decision on new Ontario-Quebec rail line this year

From CBC News; January 8, 2019 Transport Canada is expected to approve or deny Via Rail’s multi-billion-dollar proposal to flesh…

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Ottawa, Ontario to get keys to new light-rail line by March 31 after multiple delays

By Paul Conley, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; January 4, 2019 The consortium building Ottawa’s light rail transit (LRT) Confederation Line says…

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Manitoba: When Churchill needed Ottawa, the town was ignored. Now, Ottawa needs Churchill

Opinion By Ken Hansen, MacLean’s; November 13, 2018 The first train in 18 months on the Hudson Bay Railway pulled…

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Canada: Ottawa’s Confederation Line Delayed

By John Thompson, Canadian Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; September 25, 2018 Opening of Ottawa’s C$2.1 billion Confederation LRT line has been…

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A Very Busy Labour Day Long Weekend for VIA Rail Canada

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; September 6, 2018 HIGHLIGHTS For the period of Thursday, August 30 to Tuesday, September 4, 2018 VIA Rail…

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VIA Rail Canada reports its 4th consecutive ridership and revenue increase for Canada Day long weekend

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; July 9, 2018: MONTREAL, July 9, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Between June 28 and…

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Planning greater accessibility at VIA Rail Canada

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; June 6, 2018: OTTAWA, June 6, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Today in Ottawa, VIA Rail Canada…

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May long weekend: VIA Rail’s ridership continues to grow

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; May 24, 2018: HIGHLIGHTS For the period of Thursday, May 17 to Tuesday,…

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Ontario: Ottawa leaders lay final piece of rail for O-Train Confederation Line

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; May 14, 2018 Canadian elected officials earlier this month gathered to install the final piece of…

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18% more passengers travelled on VIA Rail’s intercity trains over the Easter long weekend

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; April 5, 2018: HIGHLIGHTS March 29–April 3, 2018: INTERCITY TRAINS ON THE QUÉBEC…

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Canada: There’s a way to relieve farmers of the railroad backlog, but Ottawa’s ignoring it

By Mary-Jane Bennett, Special to Financial Post; March 20, 2018 Angry farm groups, apologetic railway executives and shippers looking for…

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Canada: VIA Rail Is Proof We Can’t Delay Nationwide High-Speed Rail Any Longer

By Robert Waite, Managing Director, Waite + Co., Huffington Post; March 15, 2018 Canada celebrates its railway heritage. Gordon Lightfoot’s…

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Ontario: Snakes on a train? OC Transpo risks becoming ‘Noah’s Ark,’ councillor warns

From CBC News Ottawa; February 21, 2018 Cats, small dogs — and yes, even snakes — could soon be allowed…

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VIA Rail Canada adds additional Ottawa-Toronto trains as demand picks up steam

By Staff, Ottawa Business Journal; November 17, 2017 VIA Rail is expanding its service between Ottawa and Toronto amid a…

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