Via Rail News

MP Kramp and VIA Rail officially open new Belleville Station

MP Kramp and VIA Rail officially open new Belleville Station

19th Sep 2012 Press Release Rail News

As part of the ongoing modernization of VIA Rail Canada, Mr. Daryl Kramp, Member of Parliament for Prince Edward-Hastings on behalf of the Honourable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Transport), officially opened the new Belleville train station.

Overhead walkway and Island Platform open at Oshawa Train Station

Overhead walkway and Island Platform open at Oshawa Train Station

19th Sep 2012 Press Release Rail 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

9th Sep 2012 Press Release Rail 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.

Air Transat and VIA Rail announce an intermodal partnership

Air Transat and VIA Rail announce an intermodal partnership

26th Jul 2012 Press Release Rail News

ir Transat and VIA Rail Canada are pleased to announce that they have formed an intermodal partnership, enabling Canadians to take advantage of both rail and air services when travelling between their home, the airport and their vacation destination.

New VIA Rail Panorama lounge opens

New VIA Rail Panorama lounge opens

16th Jun 2012 Press Release Rail 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

17th Apr 2012 Press Release Rail 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

29th Feb 2012 Press Release Rail 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.