MONTREAL, Feb. 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Despite an abundant snow fall in Eastern Canada, VIA Rail Canada's trains have not been affected and there are no cancellations or major delays expected due to these February winter weather conditions. The Corporation continues to operate according to its regular schedule in the Québec City - Windsor corridor and in the Maritimes. VIA Rail encourages Canadians to use caution when travelling.
Furthermore, VIA Rail is extending its Valentine's Day offer to get 50% off the Economy Plus adult fare (Economy class) for travel in the Québec City - Windsor corridor by June 15, 2014 inclusive. The offer ends February 17, 2014.
Information about the schedules will be updated when necessary on VIA Rail's Facebook and Twitter pages @VIA_rail. Arrival and departure status information is available online for the Québec City - Windsor corridor at Reservia.VIARail.ca.
For more information regarding VIA Rail's schedules or to book a train ticket, travellers can visit viarail.ca or dial 1 888 VIA RAIL (1 888 842 7245).
About VIA Rail Canada
As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail Canada's mandate is 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 its 12,500-kilometre route network. Recipient of the Railway Association of Canada's Safety Award in 2012 for the 11th time in 12 years, and of the 2013 Agent's Choice Award voted by Canadian travel agents and presented by Baxter Travel Media, VIA Rail safely transports nearly four million passengers annually. Since 2007, the Government of Canada has invested more than a billion dollars in VIA Rail. Follow the progress of our transformation at viarail.ca/transformingvia.
SOURCE: VIA Rail Canada Inc.
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