MONTRÉAL, May 30, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Despite the Teamsters' strike at Canadian Pacific (CP), all VIA Rail Canada's (VIA Rail) services are operating according to the normal schedule, except for today's train #186 from White River to Sudbury, which was previously cancelled. The Sudbury and White River trains will resume their normal schedules as of May 31 following the tentative agreement reached by the International Brotherhood of Electrician Workers and CP.
Train services between Sudbury and White River will resume on:
- Thursday, May 31st at 9 a.m. - Train #185 scheduled to depart Sudbury going west
- Friday, June 1st at 7 a.m. - Train #186 scheduled to depart White River going east
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As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail (viarail.ca) and all its 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 about 180 more communities through intermodal partnerships, and safely transports approximately 4.4 million passengers annually. The Corporation has been awarded five Safety Awards and three Environment Awards by the Railway Association of Canada since 2007. Visit the "About VIA Rail" section at: www.viarail.ca/en/about-via-rail.
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For further information: Mylène Bélanger, Media Relations, VIA Rail Canada, 1-877-393-8787, [email protected]