Travel Advisory - VIA Rail to Resume Service Between Toronto and Winnipeg

MONTREAL, Feb. 20, 2015 ‎ /CNW Telbec/ - Now that CN has reopened the railway in Northwest Ontario, VIA Rail Canada's (VIA Rail) passenger rail service will resume between Toronto and Winnipeg.

The next westbound departure out of Toronto (Train #1) is scheduled on Saturday, February 21st at 10 p.m. The next eastbound train to depart Winnipeg's station (Train #2) is scheduled on Sunday, February 22nd at 10:30 p.m.

For any further information, please visit VIA Rail's website at or contact 1 888 VIA-RAIL (842-7245), 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 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

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SOURCE VIA Rail Canada Inc.

For further information: Mylène Bélanger, VIA Rail Canada, 514-871-6137, 1-877-393-8787,,


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