Ottawa- Montréal-Québec City VIA Rail Services to Resume on Monday, February 24

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VIA Rail has announced that full services between Québec City – Montréal – Ottawa will begin on Monday morning, February 24. VIA Rail had to cancel service between Montréal and Québec City, which was initially scheduled for Thursday February 20 due to a blockade.

Furthermore, trains 26 and 28 from Ottawa to Québec City will resume service on Sunday, February 23. As of February 22, 723 trains have been cancelled because of the blockades and more than 127 000 passengers have been affected.

Overview of service resumptions.

Route

Service

Toronto- London-Windsor

In full service

Toronto-Sarnia

In full service

Toronto-Niagara Falls

In full service

Québec City-Montréal-Ottawa

Weekdays

Full service

(starting date planned

Monday, February 24)

Ottawa-Montréal-Québec City

Weekends

Trains 26 and 28

(Sunday, February 23)

Montréal-Ottawa

weekends

In full service

(since Saturday, February 22)

*This information is subject to change without notice.

Since all other VIA Rail services remain cancelled until further notice, with the exception of SudburyWhite River (CP Rail) and ChurchillThe Pas (Hudson Bay Railway), VIA Rail has cancelled all affected departures as per the table below.

 

Overview of service cancellations*

Route

Service

Cancelled until (inclusively) :

Montréal-Québec City

Cancelled

Saturday, February 22

Toronto-Ottawa

Cancelled

Wednesday, February 26

Toronto-Montréal

Cancelled

Wednesday, February 26

Senneterre-Jonquière

Cancelled

Wednesday, February 26

The Ocean

Cancelled

Wednesday, February 26

Winnipeg-The Pas

Cancelled

Saturday, February 29

Prince Rupert- Prince George-Jasper

Cancelled

Saturday, February 29

The Canadian

Cancelled

Saturday, February 29

*This information is subject to change without notice.

 

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