VIA Rail Canada Travel Advisory - VIA Rail: getting you through another snowstorm! - More cars added to this weekend's departures



    MONTREAL, March 8 /CNW Telbec/ - With another severe winter storm making
its way throughout much of the Windsor to Québec City corridor, VIA Rail
Canada wishes to remind travellers that it has added capacity to its train
operations to accommodate increased demand. Today alone, at least 17
additional cars are circulating in the region, providing almost 1200 extra
seats.
    VIA operates some 60 trains per day throughout the Windsor-Québec City
Corridor. Despite the heavy snowfall, all trains are operating, some with
minor delays.
    As extreme weather conditions continue, demand for space will increase.
Passengers are advised to book as early as possible to ensure space is
available.
    For more information on train schedules or to book a trip anywhere in the
VIA system, 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). Tickets are also available
at kiosks in major Corridor stations or through their travel agent.

    VIA offers a stress-free, safe and comfortable winter travel alternative.
For a complete listing of train departures, station and on-board services as
well as fare plans, visit viarail.ca .




For further information:

For further information: VIA Media Contacts: Malcolm Andrews, Corporate
Communications, (514) 946-4160; Martin Roy, Corporate Communications, (514)
887-6119


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