Media advisory - VIA Rail Canada Launches Brockville Station Renovation Project

MONTRÉAL, July 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to the official launch on July 29, 2014 of VIA Rail's extensive renovation project for Brockville station. Local officials will be present, as will be VIA Rail's Magdy Fahmy, Senior Director, Capital Projects and Chris Saumure, Vice President, Guy Saumure and Sons Construction Ltd.


Photo opportunity and media encounter


The Honourable Senator Bob Runciman

Gordon Brown, Member of Parliament of Leeds—Grenville

David Henderson, Mayor of Brockville

Magdy Fahmy, Senior Director, Capital Projects, VIA Rail Canada

Chris Saumure, Vice President, Guy Saumure and Sons Construction Ltd.


July 29, 2014


11:00 a.m.


Brockville VIA Rail Station

141 Perth Street

Brockville, Ontario


About VIA Rail Canada
As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail Canada ( and its 2,500 employees are mandated to provide safe, efficient and economical passenger transportation service, in both official languages of our country. VIA operates intercity, regional and transcontinental trains linking 450 communities across its 12,500-kilometre route network, and safely transports nearly four million passengers annually. The Corporation was awarded seven Safety Awards by the Railway Association of Canada over the last eight years, and is recipient of the 2012 Agent's Choice Award voted by Canadian travel agents and presented by Baxter Travel Media. Since 2007, the Government of Canada has invested almost a billion dollars in VIA Rail. Follow the progress of our transformation at

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SOURCE: VIA Rail Canada Inc.

For further information: Jacques C. Gagnon, Senior Manager, Media and Community Relations, VIA Rail Canada, 514 871-6604 | 1 877 393-8787, |


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