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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The joy of seeing Canada by train

By Valerie Stimac, San Francisco Chronicle; March 29, 2019 The grumpy gentleman across the aisle decided he’d rather make this…

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Opinion from Vancouver: Passengers, tourism, must be considered in railroad discussions

By Steve Sammut, Vancouver Sun; February 14, 2019 With the May 2018 amendments to the Canada Transportation Act, the Canadian…

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Canadian rail rules derailed by American red tape

By: Dylan Robertson, Winnipeg Free Press; February 8, 2019 OTTAWA — Transport Canada had no clue what items American freight trains…

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Vancouver’s TransLink to adopt all-door boarding for first time

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 30, 2019 TransLink on Feb. 2 plans to open a new platform at Commercial-Broadway Station…

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Microsoft leads charge for high speed rail corridor in Pacific Northwest

By Linda Baker, Freight Waves; January 21, 2019 Commuters in the Pacific Northwest love to complain about how slow (and…

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Canadian Transportation Agency to investigate possible freight rail problems in Vancouver

By The Canadian Press, CTV News; January 14, 2019 GATINEAU, Que. — The Canadian Transportation Agency will investigate possible problems…

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From the British point of view: The surprising renaissance of America’s railways

By Chris Leadbeater, Travel Correspondent, The Telegraph; October 18, 2018 Something is stirring in America – and for once, it…

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Bullet train from Portland to Vancouver, B.C.? Oregon, Washington, Canada talking

By Andrew Theen, The Oregonian; October 8, 2018 Imagine stepping on a train in Portland at noon and stepping off…

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Rocky Mountaineer to be featured on premiere episode of MIGHTY TRAINS

A press release from Rocky Mountaineer; October 2, 2018: Season two on Discovery Channel to begin with an in-depth special…

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Student designing maps aimed at making it easier to travel across British Columbia without a car

By Andrew Kurjata, CBC News; September 28, 2018 An education student at the University of Victoria has channeled his “passion…

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What happened to Seth Rogen’s voice? Toronto Transit Commission stopped playing divisive transit PSAs after just one month

By Nick Faris, The London Free Press; September 21, 2018 After piggybacking on Vancouver’s idea to make Seth Rogen the…

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Canada: Dozens choose death by train each year. Transit agencies are stepping up

By Michael Mui, StarMetro Vancouver, The Star; September 12, 2018 Dr. Antoon Leenaars recalls a patient who saw the same…

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British Columbia: Lillooet proposes provincial study for passenger rail line between North Van, Prince George

By Jennifer Saltman, Vancouver Sun; August 17, 2018 Greyhound’s impending departure from Western Canada has prompted Lillooet to renew its…

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VIA Rail sets ridership record over August long weekend

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; August 9, 2018: HIGHLIGHTS From Thursday, August 2, to Tuesday, August 7, 2018:…

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British Columbia: Seth Rogen to voice transit etiquette tips on Vancouver’s SkyTrain

By Wanyee Li, StarMetro Vancouver, The Star; July 26, 2018 VANCOUVER—Seth Rogen will be the new guest voice on Metro…

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VIA Rail Canada modifies the schedule of the Canadian between Toronto and Vancouver

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; June 22, 2018: PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire Jun. 22, 2018, 05:42 PM MONTREAL,…

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Canadian Pacific Railway winding down service as it faces countdown to Tuesday evening strike

By Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press, National Post; May 29, 2018 MONTREAL — The countdown to another Canadian railway strike…

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VIA Rail Canada cancels two Canadian departures

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; May 25, 2018: MONTRÉAL, May 25, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – VIA Rail announces today the…

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VIA Rail Canada apologizes to passengers as The Canadian delay reaches 45 hours

By Josee St-Onge, CBC News; May 24, 2018 VIA Rail is apologizing to its passengers, who are currently on a…

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Pain on the train: VIA Rail passengers frustrated with delays on cross-Canada journey

By Kaylen Small, CBC News; May 24, 2018 On Wednesday afternoon, Mike Gardiner and hundreds of other VIA Rail passengers…

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British Columbia Premier Horgan puts up $300,000 to keep concept of Vancouver-Seattle-Portland high-speed rail alive

By Derrick Penner, Vancouver Sun; March 16, 2018 Premier John Horgan chipped in $300,000 Canadian on Friday to the US$1.2…

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Breathtaking views and The Bachelorette: Rocky Mountaineer’s growth strategy

By Paul Attfield, The Globe And Mail; March 12, 2018 For Rocky Mountaineer rail-tour company president Steve Sammut, the vacation…

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Rocky Mountaineer is named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the fifth year in row

A press release from Rocky Mountaineer: Canada’s premier luxury tourist train has been a returning winner since 2014 VANCOUVER, March…

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Canada: How luxury train trips are perfecting the art of slow travel

By MARYAM SIDDIQI, The Globe And Mail; March 8, 2018 We were just sitting down to lunch when a couple…

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