TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Over certain weekends between now and mid-December 2018, major infrastructure work on a portion of the railway in the Mimico area of Greater Toronto will be performed by the host railway. VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) wishes to inform its customers that its trains travelling in Southwestern Ontario through Oakville will be redirected and could be delayed up to 30 minutes.
This infrastructure work will mostly affect passengers on Westbound trains:
- Between Toronto, Oakville, London, Windsor: #81, 71, 73, 75, 79
- Between Toronto and Niagara Falls: #97
Passengers whose destination is Toronto on the following Eastbound trains will also be impacted:
- Between Windsor, London, Oakville and Toronto: #80, 70, 72, 76, 78
- Between Niagara Falls and Toronto: #98
Work Block | Planned Weekends:
- September 8/9
- September 15/16
- September 22/23
- September 29/30
- October 13/14
- October 20/21
- October 27/28
- November 24/25
- December 1/2
Trains travelling between Toronto, Kitchener, London and Sarnia (#84, 85, 87 and 88) are not affected.
VIA Rail regrets any inconvenience that this situation may cause. We are communicating with customers who have reservations on the impacted train. Customers wishing to get a refund at no additional charge or change their date of travel may do so by calling VIA Customer Center at 1-888-VIA-RAIL (1-888 842-7245), TTY 800-268-9503 (deaf or hard of hearing).
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As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail (viarail.ca) and all its employees are mandated 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 over 400 communities across Canada, and about 180 more communities through intermodal partnerships, and safely transports nearly 4.4 million passengers annually. The Corporation has been awarded five Safety Awards and three Environment Awards by the Railway Association of Canada since 2007. Visit the "About VIA Rail" section at: www.viarail.ca/en/about-via-rail.
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For further information: Mylène Bélanger, Media Relations, VIA Rail Canada, 1 877 393-8787, [email protected]