MONTREAL, Febr. 15, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) wishes to inform its customers that it does not expect any significant effect on its services due to the strike by Teamsters members at CP. VIA Rail trains are operating normally.
Information or Reservations: viarail.ca, 1 888 VIA-RAIL (1 888 842-7245) or 1 800 268-9503 (hearing impaired).
About VIA Rail Canada
As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail Canada (viarail.ca) and its 2,500 employees are mandated to provide safe, efficient and economical passenger transportation service, in both official languages of our country. VIA Rail operates intercity, regional and transcontinental trains linking 450 communities across Canada, 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 was the 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. Read more about our transformation at http://www.viarail.ca/en/about-via-rail/capital-investment.
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SOURCE VIA Rail Canada Inc.
For further information: Malcolm Andrews, VIA Rail Canada, 1 514 946-4160, 1 877 393-8787, Malcolm_Andrews@viarail.ca