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VIA Rail P42 locomotive 904 arriving at Toronto Union Station, with a GO train alongside
Apr 29

Victory: Early morning train from Kingston to Toronto reinstated

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus

After four years of service suspension and vigorous campaigning for reinstatement, passengers from Kingston, Belleville, Cobourg, and Port Hope will once again have an early morning train to Toronto, starting on May 27, 2024, with VIA Rail’s summer timetable changes. This is a victory for Transport Action members, local residents, councillors, mayors, and MPs Phillip […]

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Apr 20

Budget 2024 funds VIA Rail Long-Distance Fleet

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus

Transport Action Canada is delighted by the federal government’s announcement of full funding to replace VIA Rail Canada’s heritage stainless steel fleet and life-expired Renaissance cars for long-distance and remotes services across Canada. We are also encouraged by the preamble to the announcement, which acknowledged the importance of services across Canada and the growing preference […]

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Mar 07

Meeting with VIA-HFR

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus

Transport Action Canada president Terry Johnson, Ontario region president Peter Miasek, and board member Adam Mills met with VIA-HFR executives Jacques Fauteux, Director of Strategic Engagement, and Jim Gray, incoming Director of Community Relations in Ontario for the project in Toronto. to discuss the VIA HFR project.

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