Travel Advisory - VIA Rail train #1 will depart late from Wainwright

MONTREAL, June 23, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) wishes to inform its passengers that due to maintenance work by the railway owner, train #1 The Canadian from Toronto will be departing late. The train is now forecasted to depart Wainwright at 4:30 pm, which is 13 hours 30 minutes later than scheduled. VIA Rail is now 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 or 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 ( 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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