MONTREAL, Nov. 18, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - In the spirit of the Holidays,
VIA Rail (viarail.ca) is bringing back the Sleeper Plus Class service on their Ocean train, running between Montréal and Halifax. This service will be
available from December 15, 2013 to January 5, 2013, and includes all on board meals, from breakfast through dinner.
"Choosing VIA Rail for your holiday travel means getting to your
destination in comfort and with care. It also means you can avoid
winter driving, take in the scenery, and enjoy a few amazing meals",
explained Sylvie Bourget, VIA Rail's Chief Marketing and Sales Officer.
"At VIA Rail, your vacation begins the moment you board the train".
Running three days a week in each direction, VIA Rail's Ocean completes the journey between Montréal and Halifax in a little less
than 24 hours. It is an unforgettable experience, highlighted by a dome
car which offers a glorious 360 degree view of the Québec and Maritime
landscapes. Passengers on the Ocean can also stay connected through the free Wi-Fi service offered on
For more information regarding VIA Rail's Sleeper Plus Class or to book
a journey anywhere on the network, visit viarail.ca or call 1 888 VIA RAIL (1 888 842 7245) or 1 800 268 9503 (ATS for the
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 Rail operates
intercity, regional and transcontinental trains linking 450 communities
across its 12,500-kilometre route network, 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 is 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. Follow the progress of our transformation at viarail.ca/en/about-via-rail/capital-investment.
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SOURCE: VIA Rail Canada Inc.
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