VIA Rail buys track from Ottawa to Brockville in Ontario

November 23, 2015

VIA Rail Canada acquired the Brockville Subdivision, consisting of 28 miles of single track between Smiths Falls and Brockville, in Ontario. “This acquisition will strengthen our rail network dedicated to passenger trains in the Ottawa region, where VIA Rail owns more than 200 miles of track”, said Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, VIA Rail’s President and Chief Executive Officer.Website Insert 5000 New Seats copy

“With recent improvements in the region and ownership of the track from Ottawa to Brockville, we are well positioned to improve our reliability and our On-time performance going into and out of Ottawa”.

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