August 24, 2018
DELAYS EXPECTED FOR TRAINS GOING THROUGH MONTRÉAL FROM AUGUST 24 TO AUGUST 29
Montréal, August 23, 2018 – From Friday, August 24, to Wednesday, August 29 inclusively, major work to improve road traffic at the Turcot Interchange in Montréal requires the infrastructure owner to relocate a portion of the track and signals. VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) wishes to inform its customers that some of the trains passing through Montréal will be redirected and could be delayed up to 45 minutes on the following routes:
- Between Montréal – Toronto
- Between Québec City – Montréal – Ottawa
- Between Montréal – Senneterre/Jonquière
Customers who booked prior to the publication of the notices will be contacted by email.
VIA Rail regrets any inconvenience that this situation may cause. Customers wishing to get a refund or change their date of travel may do so at no additional charge by calling VIA Customer Center at 1-888-VIA-RAIL (1-888 842-7245), TTY 800-268-9503 (deaf or hard of hearing).
About VIA Rail Canada
As Canada’s national rail passenger service, VIA Rail (viarail.ca) 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 4.4 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: www.viarail.ca/en/about-via-rail.