November 22, 2018


MONTRÉAL, November 22, 2018 - Take advantage of the Black Friday sale marking VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail)’s 40th Anniversary to plan your next train trip! VIA Rail will be holding its biggest sale of the year. From Friday, November 23, to Monday, November 26, discounts up to 40% will be offered on tickets and passes for trips throughout Canada made in Economy, Business and Sleeper Plus class. Passengers can benefit from quality time aboard the train, while avoiding road congestion and unpredictable winter weather.

Purchase Period

Tickets and passes must be purchased between 00:00 on November 23 and 11:59 p.m. on November 26, Eastern Time (ET).

Qualifying Travel Periods

Tickets: Between December 1st, 2018 and April 30, 2019 inclusively.

Passes: According to specific product conditions

The number of passes available at 40% is limited. For more information, please visit Tickets can be purchased through the VIA Rail app, on VIA Rail’s website at or by calling 1-888-VIA-RAIL (1-888-842-7245).

About VIA Rail
As Canada’s national rail passenger service, VIA Rail ( and all its employees are mandated to provide safe, efficient and economical passenger transportation service, in both official languages of our country. VIA Rail operates intercity, regional and transcontinental trains linking over 400 communities across Canada, and about 180 more communities through intermodal partnerships, and safely transports nearly four million passengers annually. The Corporation has been awarded five Safety Awards and three Environment Awards by the Railway Association of Canada since 2007. Visit the “About VIA Rail” section at: