Investigation into VIA Rail Canada derailment near Moncton, New Brunswick continues, broken railway pieces sent for testing

By Alexander Quon, Online Producer/Reporter, Global News; April 8, 2019 The team of federal investigators examining the derailment of a…

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Transportation Safety Board issues warning after 2 VIA Rail Canada trains seriously damaged

By Blair Rhodes, CBC News; March 28, 2019 Canada’s transportation safety watchdog is issuing a warning after two Via passenger trains…

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‘It could have easily derailed’: VIA Rail insider on train accident near Debert, Nova Scotia

By Elizabeth McSheffrey, Reporter, Global News; March 25, 2019 No one was hurt when a passenger train stopped on the…

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No injuries as VIA Rail Canada train is damaged, halted by debris in Nova Scotia

By The Canadian Press, HalifaxToday.ca; March 20, 2019 HALIFAX — Via Rail says a Montreal-bound train was damaged Wednesday when…

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Amherst, Nova Scotia pizza shop owner to breathe new life into 111-year-old train station for VIA Rail Canada passengers

By Jean Laroche, CBC News; February 13, 2019 A local pizza shop owner in Amherst, N.S., is buying the town’s…

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VIA Rail Canada increased revenues over the holiday season

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; January 10, 2019: HIGHLIGHTSDecember 18, 2018 to January 7, 2019: Revenues$21.1 million VIA Rail cross-Canada…

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No injuries after Via Rail Canada train goes off the tracks in Halifax, Nova Scotia, derails travel plans

By The Canadian Press, National Post; November 25, 2018 HALIFAX — Some passengers had their travel plans derailed when part…

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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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VIA Rail reports strong Growth in 2017

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; May 7, 2018: HIGHLIGHTS From January 1 to December 31, 2017 ALL TRAIN…

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VIA Rail sets record for ridership over the holiday season

A press release from VIA Rail Canada: HIGHLIGHTS From December 18, 2017 to January 7, 2018: VIA RAIL CROSS-CANADA ROUTES…

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Atlantic Canada: More VIA Rail Ocean train departures during the Holidays

A press release from VIA Rail Canada: MONTRÉAL, Oct. 16, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Are you planning to travel to…

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Canada: VIA thankful for Thanksgiving ridership surge

Written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; October 13, 2017 VIA Rail Canada set ridership records over the…

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Who is killing Canada’s passenger trains?

By Greg Gormick, wawa-news.com; September 27, 2017 Who is killing Canada’s passenger trains? It can’t be our prime minister. Since…

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