TORONTO, March 5 /CNW/ - Due to a weather-stranded GEXR freight train
blocking the track between Kitchener and London, VIA Rail has had to cancel
some train services to the area. As a result of the extreme weather conditions
and the closure of highway 401 at Woodstock, no other mode of transportation
can be arranged at this time.
For Monday, March 5, 2007
Train No.89 (10:10 p.m.)
- From Toronto to London will be rerouted and operate between
Toronto and London. Consequently there will be no service to
Brampton, Georgetown, Guelph, Kitchener, Stratford or St. Marys.
Train No.87 (5:40 p.m.)
- From Toronto to Sarnia will terminate at Kitchener. Service to St.
Marys and Stratford are cancelled. Passengers travelling to London
and Sarnia will be accommodated on Train No.83, departing Toronto
Train 88 (7 p.m.)
- From Sarnia to Toronto is cancelled.
For Tuesday, March 6, 2007
Train 84 (06:45)
- From Sarnia to Toronto - Train will operate from Sarnia to London
and into Toronto. Service to St.Marys and Stratford is cancelled.
Train 86 (05:20)
- From London to Toronto - Service will originate in Kitchener (not
London) at 06:41 and provide service to Guelph, Georgetown and
VIA wishes to apologize for any inconvenience and for the expected delays
this disruption may cause to its passengers. Customers wishing further
information may visit our website viarail.ca or call 1 888-VIA RAIL
VIA will issue an update as necessary.
For further information:
For further information: VIA contacts: Catherine Kaloutsky, VIA
Corporate Communications, (647) 228-1127