VIA Rail Set To Resume Normal Services Between Montreal-Toronto and Ottawa-Toronto



    TORONTO, April 21 /CNW/ - VIA wishes to advise customers that following
the removal of the blockage at Tyendinaga earlier this morning, preparations
are being made to resume all normal operations between Toronto-Montreal and
Toronto Ottawa beginning with its late afternoon and evening trains.
    Effective immediately, VIA Rail will also be resuming ticket sales on
these services.
    Due to the heavy congestion on the rail line caused by the blockade, VIA
is anticipating delays of between two to three hours in total trip time.
    Customers wishing to purchase tickets or further information may visit
viarail.ca or call 1 888-VIA RAIL (842-7245).
    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
(842-7245).




For further information:

For further information: VIA contacts: Seychelle Harding - Montreal,
(514) 887-6119 - cell; Catherine Kaloutsky - Toronto, (647) 228-1127 - cell


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