Blockades affecting 691 trains and more than 123 000 passengers
Feb. 22, 2020
Global Korean Post
VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail announced that full weekday service between Montréal and Ottawa will resume starting Monday, February 24.
While most of services remain suspended, trains between Toronto-London-Windsor, Toronto-Sarnia, Toronto-Niagara and Montreal-Ottawa will be in operation.
Since all other VIA Rail services remain cancelled until further notice, with the exception of Sudbury-White River (CP Rail) and Churchill-The Pas (Hudson Bay Railway), VIA Rail has cancelled all affected departures.
As of February 21, 691 trains have been cancelled because of the blockades. More than 123 000 passengers have been affected.
|Montréal-Québec City||Cancelled||Sunday February 23|
|Toronto-Ottawa||Cancelled||Tuesday, February 25|
|Toronto-Montréal||Cancelled||Tuesday, February 25|
|Senneterre-Jonquière||Cancelled||Tuesday, February 25|
|The Ocean||Cancelled||Tuesday, February 25|
|Winnipeg-The Pas||Cancelled||Friday, February 28|
|Prince Rupert- Prince George -Jasper||Cancelled||Friday, February 28|
|The Canadian||Cancelled||Friday, February 28|
Passengers holding a ticket for which the first trip’s scheduled departure has not yet passed and is no later than March 2, have the option of autonomously cancelling online for a full refund with no service charges, even if additional segments fall after March 2.
Passengers may also get a refund for a return ticket scheduled after March 2, as long as the first portion of the trip was scheduled no later than that date.