Opinion: It’s all about the journey, not the destination

By Debra Karplus, The News-Gazette; July 14, 2019 I like flying. But I especially enjoy train travel. I’ve lived my…

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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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How a train trip across Canada helped me heal

By Sarah Pledge Dickson, The Globe And Mail; July 2, 2019 Fed-up with school and living in a dorm room…

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Stretch of train ride to Churchill, Manitoba cancelled due to track defects, further delays likely

From CTV News Winnipeg; July 1, 2019 Track defects led to disruptions of passenger train service to a tourism hub…

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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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Riding the Canadian rails: 2 experiences on different tracks

By TravelSquire Staff, Ladders; June 21, 2019 “All aboard,” announces the service manager, and we’re off from Vancouver. Making our…

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Nova Scotia: Halifax council kills commuter rail proposal

By Zane Woodford, The Toronto Star; June 18, 2019 HALIFAX—One councillor’s commuter rail dream has been stopped dead in its…

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How driving a train became one of Canada’s Best Jobs

By Mariyam Khaja, Canadian Business; June 11, 2019 While working in the office of an insurance company back in 2007,…

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Documents show federal push for infrastructure bank to back VIA Rail Canada project

By The Canadian Press, News 1130 City News; June 7, 2019 OTTAWA — Federal officials are pushing the Canadian Infrastructure…

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Off the beaten path – discovering VIA Rail Canada’s adventure routes

From Travelweek Group; June 3, 2019 Canada has so much to offer when it comes to experiencing nature and VIA…

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Q1 2019: VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; June 3, 2019: HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility…

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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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Canada: Combat boots make trip to mark 75th anniversary

By Meghan Balogh, The Kingston Whig Standard; May 20, 2019 A pair of black combat boots were placed on a…

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Vote of Confidence From Canadians for VIA Rail Canada

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; May 10, 2019: MONTRÉAL, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ – VIA Rail ranks amongst the most…

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VIA Rail Canada reports ridership and revenue increase for a fourth consecutive year

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; May 8, 2019: HIGHLIGHTSFrom January 1 to December 31, 2018 ALL TRAIN ROUTES…

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VIA Rail Canada’s 2019 Annual Public Meeting

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; April 25, 2019: MONTRÉAL, April 25, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – VIA Rail Canada (VIA…

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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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Mexicans opt for train as way to explore Canada

From Riviera Maya News; April 23, 2019 Data shows the number of Mexicans visiting Canada continues to increase with Mexican…

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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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High-speed rail halted, but Ontario advocates still pushing for better train service

By Jennifer Bieman, The London Free Press; April 19, 2019 There could be a new train of thought for passenger…

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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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Trans-border: Could passenger train service between Detroit and Toronto reopen?

By Aaron Mondry, Curbed Detroit; April 1, 2019 There hasn’t been passenger rail connecting Detroit and Toronto since the late…

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Canadian National suspends practice of laying materials between railway tracks

By Alexandra Mazur and Neil McArtney, Global News; March 28, 2019 CN Rail has confirmed to Global News that they…

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