MONTREAL, March 12, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Despite a winter storm affecting Ontario, Québec and the Maritimes, VIA Rail Canada's operates according to its regular schedule. The Corporation encourages Canadians to use caution when travelling.
Information about train schedules will be updated (if necessary) on VIA Rail's Facebook and Twitter pages @VIA_rail. Arrival and departure status information is available online for the Québec City - Windsor corridor at Reservia.VIARail.ca.
Furthermore, VIA Rail is currently offering a 50% off the Economy Plus adult fare (Economy class) or the adult Regular fare (Sleeper and Sleeper Plus classes) for travel across Canada up to June 15, 2014 inclusive. The sale ends March 16, 2014.
For more information regarding VIA Rail's schedules or to book a train ticket, travellers can visit viarail.ca or dial 1 888 VIA-RAIL (1 888 842-7245).
About VIA Rail Canada
As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail Canada's mandate is to provide safe, efficient and economical travel, in both official languages of our country. VIA Rail operates intercity, regional and transcontinental trains linking 450 communities across its 12,500 km network. Recipient of the Railway Association of Canada's Safety Award in 2012 for the 11th time in 12 years, and of Baxter Travel Media's 2013 Agent's Choice Award (voted on by Canadian travel agents), 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 progress of our transformation at viarail.ca/transformingvia.
SOURCE: VIA Rail Canada Inc.
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