MONTREAL, June 10, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - VIA Rail Canada wishes to inform
its passengers that the following special measures will be taken at
Montréal's Central Station from Monday, June 11th to Thursday, June 14th, to facilitate access to the station during the International Economic
Forum of the Americas, Conference of Montréal, being held at the
Montréal Bonaventure Hilton.
As the entrance on de la Gauchetière Street may be congested, VIA
strongly recommends that the public use the access points located at
either 800 René Lévesque Boulevard West or via the Place Ville-Marie
shopping concourse. The taxi queues and bus stops will be relocated
accordingly to accommodate passengers.
During the event, VIA Rail also suggests that passengers departing from
Central Station arrive earlier, as a higher than usual traffic volume
in the area is expected.
For more information, visit VIA Rail's website at www.viarail.ca or our Twitter page at twitter.com/via_rail.
About VIA Rail Canada
As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail Canada's (www.viarail.ca) mandate is to provide safe, efficient and environmentally sustainable
passenger transportation, in the country's two official languages.
Every week, VIA operates intercity, transcontinental and regional
trains linking 450 communities across its 12,500 kilometres route
network. Winner of the 2011 RAC Safety Award, VIA transports over four
million passengers annually. Since 2007, the Government has invested
nearly 1 billion dollars in VIA targeted at capital investments. Follow
the evolution of current projects at http://www.viarail.ca/transformingVIA. Follow VIA on Twitter at twitter.com/via_rail. Visit VIA on Facebook
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For more information, visit viarail.ca, or call VIA at 1 888 VIA Rail (1
888 842-7245) or 1 888 842-6348 for the hearing impaired.
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For further information:
VIA Rail Canada
Cell. : 514 296-9435