Travel Advisory - Update: VIA Rail train #1 now scheduled to depart Toronto July 1st at 7am

MONTRÉAL, June 30, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - UPDATE: VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) wishes to inform its passengers that train #1 The Canadian from Toronto, originally scheduled to leave at 10PM tonight, is now forcasted to depart on July 1st at 7AM. VIA Rail is communicating with customers who have reservations on this train.

VIA Rail regrets any inconvenience that this situation may cause. Customers wishing to confirm their new departure time, change their date of travel or cancel, may do so at no additional charge by calling 1 888 VIA-RAIL (1 888 842-7245) or 1 800 268-9503 (hearing impaired).

About VIA Rail Canada

As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail Canada ( and its 2,500 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 safely transports nearly four million passengers annually. The Corporation was awarded seven Safety Awards by the Railway Association of Canada over the last eight years, and was the recipient of the 2012 Agent's Choice Award voted by Canadian travel agents and presented by Baxter Travel Media. Since 2007, the Government of Canada has invested almost a billion dollars in VIA Rail. About VIA Rail:  

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SOURCE VIA Rail Canada Inc.

For further information: Chantal Dufresne, Senior Advisor, Public Relations, VIA Rail Canada, 514 871-6626, 1 877 393-8787,,


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