Travel Advisory - Temporary schedule change on VIA Rail's Sudbury - White River service

Work Program on Rails from May 30th to June 7th

MONTRÉAL, May 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - VIA Rail Canada ( would like to advise travellers of a schedule change to Eastbound trains (#186), travelling from White River to Sudbury, due to work which will be done to the infrastructure from May 30th to June 7th, 2014 by CP, the railway owner. Trains operating on May 30th, June 1st, June 4th and June 6th will be leaving White River, O'Brien, Girdwood, Franz, Lochalsh, Missanabie, Dalton and Bolkow stations one hour earlier than scheduled. Some delays of one to two hours may be experienced by Westbound trains (#185) between these same stations on May 31st, June 3rd and June 5th.

VIA Rail regrets the inconvenience that this situation may cause to its passengers. For more information about trains and schedules, please visit our website at 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 Rail 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 more than a billion dollars in VIA Rail. Follow the evolution of current projects at

The temporary schedule is available upon request.

SOURCE: VIA Rail Canada Inc.

For further information: Mylène Bélanger, Senior Media Relations Advisor, VIA Rail Canada, 514-871-6137 | 1-877-393-8787, |



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