WINNIPEG, April 19, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Pursuant to learning from Hudson Bay Railway that a washout has rendered the rail line temporarily impassable between The Pas and Wabowden, VIA Rail Canada wishes to advise travellers that the northbound departure of train 693, due to leave The Pas Friday morning, April 20, at 2:30am, will be held at The Pas until approximately 8:30am, making it at least six hours late at stations en route to Thompson and Churchill.
VIA wishes to apologize for any inconvenience this disruption may cause to its passengers.
Customers wishing further information or to reserve a ticket may call 1 888-VIA RAIL (842-7245). Bookings may also be made online at viarail.ca. Prior to travel, passengers are advised to call 1 888-842-6348 to determine the on-time status of specific trains in northern Manitoba only.
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