The 60 % Promotion is Back at VIA Rail

For a limited time VIA is offering a wide-scale promotion on trips in Economy and Business classes!

MONTREAL, July 16 /CNW Telbec/ - VIA Rail Canada announced today that for a limited time, from July 16 to July 19, it will be offering 60% off the regular fare for tickets anywhere along its network, in Economy and Business classes.

Customers purchasing tickets for trips taking place between July 19, 2010, and October 31, 2010, will get a 60% discount. To be eligible, tickets must be purchased no later than Monday, July 19, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time).


With VIA Rail, seeing the country with the whole family this summer has never been so easy. Travel between June 24 and September 10, 2010 and pay only $10 for each child (2-11) who accompanies you (up to 5 children per adult). Then sit back and take advantage of VIA Rail perks like priority boarding, crafts for the kids, and lots of room for the whole family to stretch their legs.

Some conditions apply to these promotions. For more information about these offers, or to buy tickets, customers are welcome to visit our web site at For all questions, customers can contact VIA at 1 888 VIA-RAIL (1 888 842-7245) or at 1 800 268-9503 (for the hearing impaired).

About VIA Rail Canada

As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail Canada's mandate is to provide efficient, environmentally sustainable and cost-effective passenger transportation, in both official languages. Every week, VIA operates 503 intercity, transcontinental and regional trains linking 450 communities across its 12,500-kilometre route network. The demand for VIA services is growing as travellers increasingly turn to train travel as a safe, hassle-free and environmentally responsible alternative to congested roads and airports.

SOURCE VIA Rail Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Elizabeth Huart, VIA Rail Canada, 514-871-6119,; Ashley Doyle, VIA Rail Canada, 416-956-7613,

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