Public Service Announcement - Demand For Seats on Some Toronto-Ottawa and Toronto-Montreal Routes Selling Quickly

    Minor Delays Expected

    Major snowstorm hits Ontario and Quebec region
    VIA operations update: All trains operating

    MONTREAL/TORONTO, Dec. 3 /CNW/ - VIA Rail Canada advises that all trains
in the Windsor - Quebec City corridor are operating today. Some trains are
experiencing minor delays of up to 30 minutes. Passengers are advised that
some trains on the Toronto-Ottawa and Toronto-Montreal routes are close to
sold out. VIA will add cars where possible to meet the increased demand.
Passengers are therefore advised to book as early as possible and to verify
departure and arrival times.
    Information and reservations are available at, at 888 VIA-RAIL
(888 842-7245), TTY 800-268-9503 (hearing impaired), or through your travel

    As Canada's national passenger rail service, VIA Rail Canada's mandate is
to provide efficient, environmentally responsible and cost effective passenger
transportation services, both in Canada's business corridor and in remote and
rural regions of the country. VIA serves more than 450 communities with a
network of inter-city, transcontinental and regional trains. Demand continues
to grow, as more Canadians turn to train travel as a hassle-free and
cost-efficient alternative to congested roads and airports.

For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Catherine Kaloutsky, (416)
956-7683, (647) 228-1127 (CELL)

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