Canadian Maritimes passenger train activist is ‘cold and lonely on the station platform’

From CBC News; November 7, 2018 A group that pushes for better passenger rail service is wondering what happened to…

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Citizen rail advocates see Canadian National takeover of Southwest Ontario line as trouble for VIA Rail Canada

From Wawa-News.com; November 7, 2018 As part of their observance of National Railway Day on November 7, the All Aboard…

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Churchill, Manitoba celebrates return of train service with prime minister, saying ‘We are free’

By Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press, The Toronto Star; November 1, 2018 CHURCHILL, MAN.—Residents of Churchill, Man. crowded around…

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Opening of rail line and federal investments to revitalize Churchill, Manitoba

A press release from the Prime Minister of Canada’s Office; November 1, 2018 CHURCHILL, MB, Nov. 1, 2018 /CNW/ – In…

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Rail Service returns to Churchill, Manitoba – Can Passenger Train Service resume between Ontario’s Sault Ste. Marie and Hearst?

From Wawa-News.com; November 1, 2018 In May of 2017, spring flooding damaged the rail line leading into Churchill, Manitoba. Omnitrax…

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VIA Rail Canada and Legion invite Canadians to remember

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; October 31, 2018: OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – To mark the Remembrance…

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VIA Rail Canada at 40: Four decades of cuts, heartbreak and lost opportunities

By Staff, Bay Today; October 28, 2018 Forty years ago Monday, VIA Rail Canada was born as an operating railway…

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100th anniversary: Fulfilling the dream of Montreal’s Mount Royal Tunnel

By Jason Magder, Montreal Gazette; October 21, 2018 It was a crazy idea, but one that shaped downtown Montreal and…

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VIA Rail Canada train chronically late: Rail advocates

By Staff, The Sudbury Star; October 22, 2018 Despite twice lengthening its trip length and agreeing to cut out one…

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Hudson Bay Railway’s Churchill line washout cost VIA Rail Canada $1.7M in revenue

By Dylan Robertson, Winnipeg Free Press; October 15, 2018 OTTAWA — Via Rail estimates it lost almost $1.7 million in…

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