Public Service Announcement - VIA's Kitchener-Guelph-Toronto Services Disrupted Today Following early morning CN Freight Derailment



    VIA arranging for alternate transportation

    TORONTO, March 5 /CNW/ - An early morning CN freight derailment near
Georgetown, Ontario has disrupted VIA services between Toronto and Sarnia. VIA
is making alternate travel arrangements for passenger travelling to/from
Stratford, Kitchener and Guelph.
    Regular VIA service between Toronto and Sarnia, serving these communities
is being rerouted between London and Toronto.

    
    The following VIA services have been affected:
    Train 86 - London to Toronto - rerouted to Toronto via Brantford
    Train 84 - Sarnia to Toronto - rerouted from London to Toronto via
               Brantford
    Train 85 - Toronto to Sarnia - rerouted from Toronto to London
    Train 88 - Sarnia to Toronto - rerouted from London to Toronto via
               Brantford
    

    VIA anticipates some delays where alternate transportation is being
arranged and wishes to apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to its
passengers.
    For more information, customers can visit VIA's secure Web site at
viarail.ca. Passengers also can book their tickets by calling 1 888 VIA-RAIL
(1 888 842-7245), TTY 1 800 268-9503 (hearing impaired), at ticket kiosks in
major stations, or through their travel agent.





For further information:

For further information: VIA contacts: Catherine Kaloutsky, Corporate
Communications, (647) 228-1127, (416) 956-7683


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