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VIA Rail prepared to ease impact on travellers

VIA Rail prepared to ease impact on travellers

VIA Rail Canada has announced that the company will ensure that its passenger capacity is augmented as required, should there be a disruption of services at Air Canada.

“As the national passenger rail carrier, we want to reassure passengers by informing them of their available options, in the event air transportation is affected later this week. To that end, we plan on adding capacity to our trains, particularly in the Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto corridor, to meet increased demand”, said Mr. Denis Pinsonneault, VIA’s Chief Customer Experience Officer.


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.