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VIA Rail Bike Trains Offer More Departures, More Destinations

VIA Rail Bike Trains Offer More Departures, More Destinations

VIA Rail Canada’s bike trains now have more departures and more destinations to choose from.  VIA’s Bike trains offer thousands of miles and make it a simple and worry-free travel experience from Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, Quebec City, London, Windsor to Jonquière or Senneterre.

First launched in the summer of 2007, bike racks are now available year-round on select VIA Rail departures.  Additionally, cyclists traveling to Toronto can continue on to Niagara Falls with their bikes using GO Transit services.

From Quebec’s extensive Route Verte (2,671 miles), the Greater Niagara Circle Route (86 miles), Ottawa’s Capital Parkway Network (136 miles) to any of Ontario’s Waterfront Trails (559 miles), VIA’s Bike Trains provide a multitude of cycling destinations to choose from this summer.

To use the bike trains, simply check your bike in at the counter for a small fee.  VIA staff handle the loading of your bike and will return it back to you on the platform upon arrival at your destination.



Also in Canada today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Montreal.

City.Mobi offers the most comprehensive mobile travel guides available, with over 800 cities in 200 countries listed. Each is developed by the City.Mobi team to combine into a single global travel directory.

However, each city retains its own mobile identity via a dedicated domain. Already on offer are Brussels.Mobi, Paris.Mobi, Sanfrancisco.Mobi and Sydney.Mobi. is the latest in this illustrious line up, offering click to call functionality – which means no scribbling down telephone numbers.

Most entries are also linked to websites where users can quickly access more detailed information if needed.

Other key features include information on accommodation, restaurants, attractions, entertainment, nightlife, shopping, and transport.

City.Mobi guides include user reviews and traveller utilities such as a translation guide, currency converter, news and local weather guide.