Sep 02

Minister of Transport announces yet another study of SW Ontario passenger rail service

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus , Ontario

Federal Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra made the trip down from Toronto by train and an announcement at the Windsor VIA Rail station on August 30th. We are pleased by government’s continued interest in moving toward enhancing services in Southwestern Ontario, which we recognise as a major opportunity both to enhance VIA Rail’s revenues by […]

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Sep 01

Dirk Partridge 1926 – 2022

By Harry Gow | People

by Harry Gow, with documentation by David Jeanes Longtime Office Manager of Transport 2000 / Transport Action Canada, Dirk Partridge, died on July 31st 2022 in Ottawa. Dirk Partridge was a founding member of the Amtrak management team, as Manager of Fares and Tariffs long before his retirement to Canada and to a second career […]

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Aug 24

Trip Report: Ottawa group trip to Alexandria

By Harry Gow | Latest News

Eight members of the Ottawa Transport Action discussion group traveled on VIA Rail trains to Alexandria ON and return on August 19th, 2022.  The undersigned met up with the group at Alexandria, having travelled by VIA Rail from Saint-Hyacinthe QC, again on a return trip. The objectives of the journey were familiarisation with the current […]

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