Travel Advisory - VIA Operations Update: All Trains Operating Despite Winter
Storm Conditions

High Demand For Seats Continues Throughout the Quebec City to Windsor Corridor

MONTREAL, Dec. 9 /CNW Telbec/ - With a winter storm hitting the Ontario and Quebec region and forecasts of heavy snowfall mixed with freezing rain expected to continue, impacting other modes of transportation, VIA Rail Canada advises that all trains in the Windsor - Québec City corridor region are operating as normal. As the storm continues to make its presence felt, VIA expects demand for seats to continue.

As a result of the heavy snowfall some VIA trains may experience minor delays of up to 30 minutes.

VIA will add cars where possible to meet the increased demand. Passengers are therefore advised to book as early as possible and to verify departure and arrival times.

Information and reservations are available at viarail.ca, at 888 VIA-RAIL (888 842-7245), TTY 800-268-9503 (hearing impaired), or through your travel agent.

Customers can also use VIA ticket kiosks to avoid lengthy line-ups at VIA's major stations. Ticket kiosks are located in the following Corridor locations: Québec, Ste-Foy, Montréal, Dorval, Ottawa, Fallowfield, Kingston, Belleville, Cobourg, Oshawa, Toronto, Oakville, Aldershot, Brantford, Guelph, Kitchener, London and Windsor.

VIA sincerely regrets any inconvenience caused to its passengers by storm-related delays.

SOURCE VIA Rail Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: VIA contacts: Catherine Kaloutsky, (647) 228-1127; Elizabeth Huart, (514) 871-6119


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