MONTREAL, May 30, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) wishes to inform its passengers that, due to track flooding near Cartier trains #185 on May 30 and train #186 on May 31, 2015 between Sudbury and White River will not be operating.
The next Northbound train to operate will leave Sudbury station on Tuesday, June 2, and the next Southbound train will leave White River station on Wednesday, June 3 according to the normal schedule.
VIA Rail is communicating with customers who have reservations on the affected trains. We regret the inconvenience that this situation may cause. Customers wishing to cancel or change their date of travel 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 (viarail.ca) 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 450 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. Read more about our transformation at www.viarail.ca/transformingVIA.
SOURCE VIA Rail Canada Inc.
For further information: Marie-Anna Murat, VIA Rail Canada, 1 877 393-8787, [email protected]