Via Rail News

Overhead walkway and Island Platform open at Oshawa Train Station

Overhead walkway and Island Platform open at Oshawa Train Station

19 September 2012 Press Release Rail & Coach News

As part of the ongoing modernization of Canada’s national passenger rail service, the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance and MP for Whitby Oshawa, Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and MP for Oshawa, and VIA Rail Canada officially opened a new overhead walkway and island platform at the Oshawa train station.

VIA Rail looking to improve Halifax station property

VIA Rail looking to improve Halifax station property

9 September 2012 Press Release Rail & Coach News

As part of its ongoing modernization, VIA Rail Canada recently sought expressions of interest (EOI) from a number of potential investors to partner with VIA in the development of some four acres of its property in the area surrounding the Halifax train station.

New VIA Rail Panorama lounge opens

New VIA Rail Panorama lounge opens

16 June 2012 Press Release Rail & Coach News

Government of Canada, VIA Rail Canada and the City of Toronto celebrated the completion of VIA Rail’s new Panorama Lounge, a major project to modernize VIA’s passenger facilities and a significant milestone in the revitalization of Toronto’s historic Union Station.

VIA Rail announce completion of Vancouver Station restoration

VIA Rail announce completion of Vancouver Station restoration

17 April 2012 Press Release Rail & Coach News

The completion of a $6.9 million project to restore VIA Rail’s heritage train station in Vancouver was celebrated today by the Honourable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Transport), Ms Wai Young, Member of Parliament for South Vancouver and Mr. David Hoff, a member of VIA Rail Canada’s Board of Directors.

Update: VIA Rail Train Accident in Burlington

Update: VIA Rail Train Accident in Burlington

29 February 2012 Press Release Rail & Coach News

VIA Rail Canada has issued an update with respect to VIA Rail Canada train number 92, en route from Niagara Falls to Toronto that was involved in an accident at approximately 3:30pm local time Sunday in Burlington, Ontario.