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Jan 15

Transport Action Canada’s Submission to Budget 2024

By Transport Action | Letters , National News

Transport Action Canada made a written submission to the federal budget consultation for the 2024 federal budget. Seven key recommendations were made: 1. Provide VIA Rail Canada with at least $1.5bn capital funding over tenyears to completely renew Canada’s long‐distance train fleet, includingproviding barrier‐free accessible cabins on all overnight trains. 2. Provide funding to address […]

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Winnipeg Union Station seen from the street entrance
Aug 24

VIA Rail announces $80M investment in Heritage Stations

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus , National News

Between 2020 and 2025, VIA Rail will have invested over $80 million for the renovation of four of its Heritage Stations: Winnipeg Union Station, Vancouver Pacific Central Station, Halifax Station, and Gare du Palais in Québec City. Mario Péloquin, VIA Rail’s President and Chief Executive Officer, and Françoise Bertrand, Chairperson of the Board of Directors, […]

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