In c6035 transmitted at 16:15e today, an error occurred in the first
paragraph. The alternate transportation measures will be in effect on
"November 29th and December 1st respectively" and not "November 29th and December 21st". Corrected copy follows:
Travel advisory - VIA Rail offers temporary alternate transportation
between Jasper and Prince Rupert on November 29th and December 1st
MONTREAL, Nov. 28, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - VIA Rail Canada (viarail.ca) wishes to inform its passengers that for operational reasons, trains
#5 and #6 that normally run on the Jasper - Prince Rupert line will be
replaced by alternate transportation on November 29th and December 1st respectively:
Train #5, November 29th, 2013: Service not available from Jasper to Prince George. Bus service
from Prince George to Prince Rupert, with a stop in Terrace. Departure
of the bus will follow the train's regular schedule, at 8:00 AM.
Train #6, December 1st 2013: Bus service from Prince Rupert to Prince George, with stops in
Terrace and Smithers. Taxi service from Prince George to Jasper.
Departure will follow the train's regular schedule, at 9:45 AM.
VIA Rail regrets the inconvenience that this situation may cause. For
more information about trains and schedules or to reserve your trip,
please visit our website at viarail.ca or call 1-888-VIA RAIL
(1-888-842-7245) or 1 800 268 9503 (ATS for the hearing impaired).
About VIA Rail Canada
As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail Canada's mandate
is to provide safe, efficient and economical passenger transportation
service, in both official languages of our country. VIA operates
intercity, regional and transcontinental trains linking 450 communities
across its 12,500-kilometre route network. Recipient of the Railway
Association of Canada's Safety Award in 2012 for the 11th time in 12 years, and of the 2013 Agent's Choice Award voted by
Canadian travel agents and presented by Baxter Travel Media, VIA Rail
safely transports nearly four million passengers annually. Since 2007,
the Government of Canada has invested almost a billion dollars in VIA
Rail. Follow the progress of our transformation at viarail.ca/transformingvia.
Follow us on our Evolution Blog at viaevolution.ca, on Twitter @VIA_rail and on Facebook.
SOURCE: VIA Rail Canada Inc.
For further information:
Senior Media Relations Advisor
VIA Rail Canada
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