Collective Against Empty Trains Fights VIA Rail Canada High Fares

A press release from The Collective Against Empty Trains; May 22, 2018: The Collective Against Empty Trains has started a…

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Canada: Lac-Megantic rail bypass to be funded jointly by federal, Quebec governments

By Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press, CTV News; May 11, 2018 LAC-MEGANTIC, Que. — Nearly five years after a train…

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VIA Rail is transforming to lead Canadians towards a more sustainable future

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; April 19, 2018: 2017 HIGHLIGHTS Increased number of passenger trips: 4.39 million, +10.5%…

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VIA Rail Canada awards $46 million contract to Cad Railway Industries for renovation of 25 train cars

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; April 10, 2018: MONTREAL, April 10, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) has…

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18% more passengers travelled on VIA Rail’s intercity trains over the Easter long weekend

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; April 5, 2018: HIGHLIGHTS March 29–April 3, 2018: INTERCITY TRAINS ON THE QUÉBEC…

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VIA Rail replacing core fleet with trains capable of using electric and diesel power

By Bill Curry; The Globe And Mail; March 19, 2018 Via Rail will use its first new train procurement in…

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VIA Rail won’t require minimum Canadian content for its new trains

By Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press; National Post; March 19, 2018 MONTREAL — Via Rail won’t establish minimum content requirements…

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