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Visit Canada this summer at low cost

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04/22/2010 AT 07:03

Customers making reservations for trips taking place between April 22, 2010, and July 31, 2010, will get a 60% rebate. To be eligible for this discount, the tickets must be purchased no later than Sunday, April 25, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time).

"Following the success of a similar offer in July 2009, we are pleased to be able to offer this wide scale repeat promotion within the same twelve month period" stated Marc Laliberté, President and Chief Executive Officer at VIA. "This offer arrives just in time for the summer period. We hope this will allow Canadians to better enjoy their vacations and make it easier for them to travel".

"At VIA, our highest concern is for our customers" added Mr. Laliberté, concluding that "This offer is our way of wishing them Bon voyage".

Faster trips between Quebec City and Montreal

VIA Rail Canada is proud to introduce today significant service improvements to its Quebec City–Montreal route.

Metrolinx acquires Toronto-Barrie corridor

Metrolinx today purchased from CN the lower portion of the Newmarket Subdivision in central-north Toronto for C$68 million. The transaction gives Metrolinx end-to-end ownership of the 60-mile-long Barrie-Bradford GO Train corridor between downtown Toronto and Barrie, Ont.

Appointment to VIA Rail Canada

Canada's Transport Minister announced the appointment of Mr. Marc Laliberté, of Boucherville, Québec, as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of VIA Rail Canada Inc. for a term of four years, effective January 4, 2010.

Schedule changes to VIA's Manitoba services

VIA Rail Canada wishes to advise travellers that effective Sunday, December 13, 2009, a new schedule will be in effect for service to Northern Manitoba.

VIA Rail to boost transcontinental trains

VIA Rail Canada announced a $19.5 million program for the reconfiguration of 12 of the stylish stainless steel passenger cars used on its western transcontinental train.

Additional Parking Spaces at Port Hope Station

VIA Rail Canada is pleased to announce that it will be increasing parking capacity at Port Hope station.

VIA Rail expand renewal of passenger train cars

The Government of Canada and VIA Rail announced a $20 million program to renew and improve two key components of its nationwide locomotive and rolling stock fleet.

Via : New station for Cobourg

VIA estimates that it will invest as much as $7 million for the new station and related improvements from recent capital funding for VIA announced by the Government of Canada. $1 million of the project's cost will come from the government's Economic Action Plan.

New station for Belleville

VIA estimates that it will invest as much as $7 million for the new station and related improvements from recent capital funding for VIA announced by the Government of Canada. $2.5 million of the project's cost will come from the government's Economic Action Plan.

New Bike Train between Montreal and Toronto

VIA Rail Canada announces the launch of the Montreal-Toronto Bike Train Initiative, offering outdoor enthusiasts an easy and comfortable way to discover some popular cycling venues in Ontario and Quebec.

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