Tracks on Tracks and VIA Rail

Tracks on Tracks and VIA Rail

VIA Rail Canada and Green Couch Productions will host a musical train journey this June, 2012.  The project, called “Tracks on Tracks” will feature Canadian musicians performing on the Canadian train, and various station platforms, as they travel from Vancouver to Toronto to perform at the NXNE Festival.

“The inspiration for this project came from our desire to combine Canadian landscape with musical inspiration and the train was a natural choice for us in this project”, said Michelle Alan, Creative Producer for Green Couch Productions.

“VIA Rail is pleased to be involved with this project to assist Canada’s up and coming musicians and to expand our social networking opportunities with a younger audience who are Canada’s future rail riders”, says Pierre Santoni, Sr Director of Domestic & International Sales.

CBC Radio 3 is involved with Tracks on Tracks as the media host. Renowned presenter Grant Lawrence will travel with the Tracks on Tracks train to interview the musicians and to provide commentary about the train journey.

Canadians can travel with the Tracks on Tracks train by purchasing tickets for the Canadian, traveling June 8th from Vancouver and arriving in Toronto on June 12th.

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A special discount code offering a 10% discount is being offered for this train. Please quote 12363, under Other Special Discounts, when making your booking on www.viarail.ca

Please visit the Tracks on Tracks website at www.tracksontracks.ca for more information on this musical train journey, or follow the journey on Twitter at #TracksonTracks.