Via Rail

Lillooet proposes study for passenger rail line between North Van, Prince George

Lillooet wants the province to work with VIA Rail to fund a study into reopening passenger rail between North Vancouver and Prince George<p>Greyhound’s …

Canadian News

Province taps financial executive to chair Metrolinx board | The Star

The Progressive Conservative government has selected a veteran financial sector executive as the next chair of Metrolinx.<p>According to an order in …

Canada

Missing elderly man found after being struck by train in downtown London

An elderly man is in hospital after being hit by a train in downtown London, bringing an end to a full-scale search prompted by his disappearance …

Emergency Medicine

Via Rail Is Having A Massive Canada Wide Sale For Today Only And Tickets Start At Just $17

Via Rail has unveiled their full list of reduced fares for destinations across Canada, with tickets starting at just $17 CAD. From Vancouver to …

Canada

VIA Rail Is Having A Crazy Sale Every Week This Summer That You Have To Take Advantage Of Before It's Gone

<b>VIA rail is probably one of the most convenient ways to travel</b> around the country. The ride is super scenic and depending on where you're travelling …

Train Travel

Why shipping oil by rail can be more expensive, less reliable—and still attractive

Although big pipeline projects have attracted a lot of attention in recent years, shipping via rail has remained a popular option for those who move …

Oil

In A Grand Ceremony, Mughalsarai Station Officially Renamed As Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction

The UP Chief Minister had said announced the government’s intent to rename the station a year ago.

India

China's Shandong province cuts steel and coal capacity in environment plan

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's eastern Shandong province has unveiled new targets to cut steel and coal production capacity, eliminate outdated aluminum smelters and change to cleaner energy as part of a broader nationwide anti-pollution push.<p>In a three-year action plan released on Friday, Shandong's …

China

A Woman Was Hit And Killed By A VIA Train Last Night In Quebec City

<b>We often look to VIA Rail for deals on trips across the country</b> and for scenic train routes. It's a much more relaxing journey opposed to taking a …

Passenger Rail

America the beautiful: Photos from a road-trip of a lifetime

Pictures taken on an unhurried journey across the fruited plain.<p>Click here to launch the slideshow<p>I recently returned to Arizona from a five-week …

RVs

What’s open and closed during the August long weekend | The Star

Here’s a rundown on what’s open and what’s closed in the city this long weekend in Toronto.<p><b>What’s open</b><p>The LCBO will be open during regular hours …

Toronto

How cannabis legalization will affect travel within Canada

Crossing the Canadian border with cannabis, either entering or leaving, is illegal – and will stay that way come October 17. But what about keeping …

Cannabis

Apple Maps Transit Directions Expand to Luxembourg, New Cities in the US, and Canada's VIA Rail

Apple recently updated its Maps app to expand the availability of transit directions to several new regions.<p>Transit data is now available in Luxembourg, a country that has an expansive transit system including buses, trains, and the Luxembourg City tram.<p>Apple also appears to have made transit data …

Cities

PRESS DIGEST -Canada - July 31

© Reuters. PRESS DIGEST -Canada - July 31<p>July 31 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not …

British Columbia

Via Rail ticket-holders refunded almost $1 million

OTTAWA — Via Rail refunded almost $1 million to ticket-holders in the 12 months after the railway tracks to Churchill washed out in May 2017, the …

iOS Apps

Via Rail bosses not up to the job

WITH Greyhound set to end bus service from Sudbury to the west coast of B.C., there is now an opening for Via Rail to deliver needed public …

Trains

Ontario woman says her therapy rabbit was barred from train

An Ontario woman is speaking out after VIA Rail allegedly barred her from bringing her therapy rabbit on a train.<p>Nineteen-year-old Autumn Evoy had …

Mental Health

Flights From Montreal To Toronto Are Now Cheaper Than VIA Rail Tickets

<b>Travelling between Montreal and Toronto is</b> something that many people (not only Montrealers) tend to have to do. Whether it's for business, going on …

Train Travel

VIA Rail Is Having A Crazy Sale That Will Let You Travel In Canada For Super Cheap

<b>Traveling by train is quite possibly the most</b> convenient and scenic way of getting from point A to point B.<p><b>Especially if you're traveling around</b> …

Train Travel

The DLR Is Launching Private Tourist Trains

<i>Join us to chat about all things related to London transport on our new Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings — everyone welcome.</i>Forget …

England

Union Station to Gravenhurst - 3 ways to travel via train, bus, and car

There are 3 ways to get from Union Station to Gravenhurst by train, bus or car<p>Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare …

Trains

Via Bus could replace disappearing Greyhound service

Politics in CanadaThis past week Greyhound Canada announced it was shutting down intercity bus service in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and …

Canadian News

TravelPulse Canada at the ACTA Golf Tourney (part two)

What a fantastic day today at the annual ACTA Ontario golf Tournament. We were so proud to be a premium sponsor for this event, and the Travel Pulse …

Air Canada

VIA Rail Is Offering Rail Passes That Let You Travel In Canada For Super Cheap

Taking the train is probably the coolest, prettiest and most underrated form of travel these days. Especially when you consider the alternatives. You …

Canada

Via Rail passenger train derails in Saskatchewan, crew members suffer minor injuries

HUDSON BAY — Two Via Rail Canada locomotives and a baggage car in a train headed from Winnipeg to The Pas in northern Manitoba derailed in a remote …

Saskatoon

VIA Rail train from Winnipeg derails in Saskatchewan

A train that runs between Winnipeg and Saskatchewan derailed early Thursday morning, according to VIA Rail.<p>The company says at 3:05 a.m., Train 693 …

Canadian News

Washout derails Via Rail train in east-central Saskatchewan

HUDSON BAY, Sask. - Two crew members were injured when a Via Rail train derailed overnight in Saskatchewan.<p>The Transportation Safety Board of Canada …

Canadian News

CP NewsAlert: Washout derails Via Rail train in east-central Saskatchewan

July 05, 2018 - 5:08 AM<p>HUDSON BAY, Sask. - Two crew members were injured when a Via Rail train derailed overnight in Saskatchewan.<p>The Transportation …

Canadian News

Passenger train from Winnipeg derails in eastern Saskatchewan

A Via Rail train travelling from Winnipeg derailed early this morning in eastern Saskatchewan.<p>Preliminary reports indicate 16 passengers and five …

Canadian News

Via passengers return to Winnipeg after train derailment

<b>Get the full story.</b><br>No credit card required. Cancel anytime.<p>After that, pay as little as $0.99 per month for the best local news coverage in …

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