VIA Rail Increases Eastern Canada Service Beginning 08DEC

Via Rail

VIA Rail has announced the return of Ocean’s second frequency starting on 08DEC as the next phase of the company’s gradual service resumption. Train 14 running from Montreal to Halifax will resume on 08DEC, while Train 15 will resume service from Halifax to Montreal on 12DEC.

Details on Ocean’s second frequency:

Route

Service

Train 14 Montréal – Halifax (Wednesdays &
Sundays)

Starting 08DEC

Train 15 Halifax – Montréal (Sundays &
Wednesdays)

Starting 12DEC

“The return of this second frequency of the Ocean is good news for our passengers who now have more travel options in time for the holiday season,” said Cynthia Garneau, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are excited to be welcoming our passengers and employees back on board, and we could not be happier to be able to finally proceed with this next phase of our gradual return to service in this region.”

As previously reported by OpenJaw, VIA Rail is set to return to full operations in Canada by JUN 2022.

VIA Rail’s current health protocols includes mandatory vaccination, required mask wearing, and increased cleaning and sanitizing on its trains, in its stations, maintenance centres, call centres and offices.

For more information on VIA Rail, visit its web site.

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