Via Rail

Flash Sale: Explore Canada By Train

For travel agents looking to book a special adventure for their clients, Railbookers is offering the chance to explore the Great White North by train.<p>…

Trains

Amherst, Via Rail's train station deal should close in March

AMHERST – It appears as though the final hurdle standing in the redevelopment of the historic Amherst train station has been cleared.<p>Amherst Mayor …

Canada

Via Rail plans to resume Manitoba service Sunday

Via Rail plans to resume train service in Manitoba Sunday.<p>Four Via Rail trains scheduled to transport passengers across the province this week were …

Trains

Extreme cold affecting rail crossing barriers, police warn

The frigid temperatures are apparently freezing some Via Rail crossing barriers.<p>Ottawa police warned residents to be extra vigilant for trains at …

Trains

Bitter cold disrupts Via Rail service to northern Manitoba communities

Equipment issues related to extremely cold weather have forced Via Rail to cancel four scheduled trains this week involving stops within Manitoba.<p>The cancellations cover the route between Winnipeg and Gillam – with no alternative transportation in place.<p>Via Rail says 62 passengers are affected, …

Canada

Frustrated passengers recall ride on stranded VIA train

It was a Christmas the Shiels family from Saskatoon won’t soon forget.<p>They were a few of the 98 passengers on a VIA rail train plagued by delays and …

Trains

Four Manitoba Via Rail trains cancelled due to extreme cold

Four Via Rail trains scheduled to transport passengers across Manitoba this week have been cancelled — with no alternative transportation in place …

Trains

Tributes pour in for Spy Hill, Sask.

SPY HILL, Sask. — Tributes are pouring in from across Canada for residents of a small Saskatchewan town who sprang to action on Christmas Day to help …

Trudeau praises residents of Spy Hill, Sask. for sheltering stranded Via Rail passengers

SPY HILL, Sask. – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is among the Canadians who are praising the hospitality of a Saskatchewan town that came to the …

Canada

Residents of Saskatchewan town lauded for helping passengers on frozen train

SPY HILL, Sask. — Tributes are pouring in from across Canada for residents of a small Saskatchewan town who sprang to action on Christmas Day to help …

Frozen

Residents of Saskatchewan town lauded for helping passengers on frozen train

SPY HILL, SASK.—Tributes are pouring in from across Canada for residents of a small Saskatchewan town who sprang to action on Christmas Day to help …

Canada

Via Rail train's mechanical failure due to extreme cold strands 98 passengers in Spy Hill, Sask.

Extreme prairie cold blamed for problem with train that left Vancouver for Toronto<p>A Via Rail train that left Vancouver and was heading for Toronto …

Train Travel

Small Saskatchewan town welcomes stranded Via Rail passengers on Christmas morning

SPY HILL, Sask. — A small Saskatchewan town opened its doors on Christmas morning to a Via Rail train with almost 100 passengers that suffered …

Canada

Via Rail to allow more wheelchairs on trains

TORONTO — Via Rail says it will no longer resist an order from the Canadian Transportation Agency and will double its capacity to accommodate …

Trains

Via Rail agrees to double the number of spaces for people who use scooters

After a nearly year-long dispute, the rail provider has agreed to provide spaces for 2 scooters<p>Via Rail has announced that it will double the number …

Trains

Via Rail to comply with CTA ruling, says it will allow 2 mobility aids on trains

TORONTO — Via Rail says it will no longer resist an order from the Canadian Transportation Agency and will double its capacity to accommodate …

Canadian News

Go Wine and Beer Tasting on This Cross-Canada Train Journey

Go Wine and Beer Tasting on This Cross-Canada Train<p>There’s something about drinking on a train that just feels right. From the Napa Valley Wine Train …

Trains

Woman upset Via wouldn't let her take service dogs on train

A Windsor, Ont., woman who uses a service dog for her anxiety and other issues is upset that Via Rail would not allow her to board a train with two …

Dogs

The ‘Vapor Wake’ Dogs That Protect the Thanksgiving Day Parade

As many as a million spectators turn out for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Another 200,000 show up the night before to watch the enormous …

PAW Patrol

VIA Rail Vacations Comes to the US

<i>WHY IT RATES: The US market can now book Via Rail Vacations by Railbookers.—Codie Richards, TravelPulse Associate Editor</i><p>RELATED OFFERS<p>SAVE $200 Per …

Train Travel

Regulator rejects Via Rail’s efforts to limit wheelchair access - Surrey Now-Leader

The Canadian Transportation Agency is rejecting Via Rail’s efforts to limit access on its trains for passengers using wheelchairs and other mobility …

Train Travel

Regulator rejects Via Rail's efforts to limit wheelchair access

TORONTO -- The Canadian Transportation Agency is rejecting Via Rail's efforts to limit access on its trains for passengers using wheelchairs and …

Train Travel

Via Rail's efforts to limit wheelchair access rejected by regulator

TORONTO — The Canadian Transportation Agency is rejecting Via Rail’s efforts to limit access on its trains for passengers using wheelchairs and other …

Canadian News

Regulator rejects Via Rail effort to limit wheelchair access

TORONTO -- The Canadian Transportation Agency is rejecting Via Rail's efforts to limit access on its trains for passengers using wheelchairs and …

Canadian News

Via Rail’s attempt to limit wheelchair access on trains rejected by regulator

The Canadian Transportation Agency is rejecting Via Rail’s efforts to limit access on its trains for passengers using wheelchairs and other mobility …

Train Travel

Regulator rejects Via Rail’s efforts to limit wheelchair access

The Canadian Transportation Agency is rejecting Via Rail's efforts to limit access on its trains for passengers using wheelchairs and other mobility aids.<p>The national rail provider has been actively resisting a previous Agency ruling dictating that all trains coast to coast must double their …

Train Travel

CTA rejects Via Rail’s efforts to limit wheelchair access

The Canadian Transportation Agency is rejecting Via Rail's efforts to limit access on its trains for passengers using wheelchairs and other mobility …

Canadian News

Transport regulator rejects Via Rail's efforts to limit wheelchair, mobility access on trains

Via Rail ordered to allow for 2 wheelchair tie-downs on all trains or prove doing so causes 'undue hardship'<p>The Canadian Transportation Agency is …

Train Travel

5 train journeys to get your wanderlust flowing

In the age of Instagram, the Old World romance of overnight train travel isn’t restricted to bygone eras. In fact, luxury sleeper train travel — …

Boston

MALCOLM: Trudeau’s approach to immigration has failed

A quick scan of the news tells us everything we need to know about our failed approach to immigration, integration and protecting national security.<p>A …

Canadian News