Due to the increase in demand for intercity travel and the progressive deconfinement between the provinces of Québec and Ontario, VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) announces the increase in daily frequencies in the Corridor as of September 1st, 2020, restoring the services to close to 50% of the usual offering. “We are very pleased to announce today an important milestone in our efforts to resume our services,” said Cynthia Garneau, President and CEO. “This represents our biggest addition of frequencies in the Corridor since the start of the pandemic.
This initiative prioritizes the health and safety of our employees and passengers, balancing the possible service offerings and the recommendations issued by public health authorities in the context of the ongoing situation.” VIA Rail is still working towards a return to service in November for the Ocean and the Canadian, its Eastern and Western long-distance services, taking into account the most recent health developments. Regional services will maintain their current service for the time being. Passengers are encouraged to consult VIA’s web site or contact Customer Relations for the most up-to-date service schedules.
-via Press Release