U.S./Canada: 9 Grand Railroad Hotels In North America And Why You Should Visit

By Cindy Barks; Travel Awaits; August 24, 2020 From beachside beauties to desert oases to mountaintop chateaus, historic railroad hotels…

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Canada, Ontario and Quebec: VIA Rail Announces New Daily Frequencies in the Québec-Windsor Corridor

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; August 20, 2020: MONTRÉAL, Aug. 20, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ – Due to the…

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Canada: VIA Rail passenger trains resuming service in London, across Southwestern Ontario

By Staff, The London Free Press; February 20, 2020 Passenger train service is returning to Southwestern Ontario Thursday, a week…

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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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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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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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Private funding needed under C$6bn VIA Rail Canada investment plan

From Railway Gazette; November 15, 2018 CANADA: National passenger operator VIA Rail says that private-sector backing will be needed to…

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VIA Rail Welcomes Pets on Board Trains in the Québec City – Windsor Corridor

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; August 29, 2018 MONTRÉAL, Aug. 29, 2018 /CNW/ – As of August 29, 2018, pets are…

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VIA Rail Canada Announces Trainset Manufacturers Participating in the RFP for its Québec City-Windsor Corridor Fleet

A press release from VIA Rail Canada: June 18, 2018: MONTREAL, June 18, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – VIA Rail Canada…

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Collective Against Empty Trains Fights VIA Rail Canada High Fares

A press release from The Collective Against Empty Trains; May 22, 2018: The Collective Against Empty Trains has started a…

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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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VIA Rail replacing core fleet with trains capable of using electric and diesel power

By Bill Curry; The Globe And Mail; March 19, 2018 Via Rail will use its first new train procurement in…

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VIA Rail won’t require minimum Canadian content for its new trains

By Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press; National Post; March 19, 2018 MONTREAL — Via Rail won’t establish minimum content requirements…

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VIA Rail’s fleet to be replaced in the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor

A press release from Transport Canada; March 19, 2018: ETOBICOKE, ON, March 19, 2018 /CNW/ – The Government of Canada is…

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Canadian federal budget approves new fleet of trains for VIA Rail, but dedicated tracks still under study

By Brian Platt; National Post; February 28, 2018 OTTAWA — Via Rail is finally getting funding to replace its aging…

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Inside Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac’s 125th Celebrations with GM Robert Mercure

By Linda Barnard, Travel Pulse Canada; January 28, 2018 Fairmont Le Château Frontenac kicked off its year-long 125th anniversary celebrations…

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