06/29/2010 AT 07:04
Communities between Thompson and The Pas should take special note of the train's new departure times.
In order to accommodate the summer track improvement program on the Thicket subdivision, beginning June 30th VIA's southbound train 692 will arrive in Thompson every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday at 1p.m. and depart at 5:30 p.m.
Customers travelling to Winnipeg can take advantage of the train's stopover in Thompson to tour the area. The extended station layover time is not expected to significantly affect the train's arrival time into Winnipeg, and customers are advised to visit viarail.ca or call 1 888-VIA RAIL (842-7245) for updates.
The 680-acre park is planned to include a state-of-the-art intermodal terminal with room for customers to co-locate with CN and custom build their facility in place.
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.
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.
CN announced orders for 70 new high-horsepower locomotives from GE Transportation, a unit of General Electric Co. (GE), and Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. (EMD).
CN unveiled an upgraded on-line greenhouse gas-emissions (GHG) calculator that estimates total carbon emissions for shipments across multiple modes of transportation.
CN announced today that it will be a Corporate Partner of the Terrace 2010 BC Winter Games.
CN marked the launch of Rail Safety Week, from April 27 to May 3, 2009, by announcing intensive efforts to prevent trespassing and railroad crossing accidents with the ultimate goal of reducing them to zero.
CN reported its financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009.
GO Transit and CN announced that the Toronto area commuter rail agency will acquire CN's Weston Subdivision for expanded GO service between Union Station and regions northwest of the city.
CN and Norfolk Southern announced an initiative to create a “MidAmerica Corridor” in which the railroads will share track between Chicago, St. Louis, Kentucky, and Mississippi to establish shorter and faster routes for merchandise and coal traffic moving between the Midwest and Southeast.