Taking part in Global Railway Review’s first ‘Access For All’ interview series is Catherine Langlois, Senior Advisor - Universal Accessibility at VIA Rail, who highlights some of the accessibility features on board the operator’s new fleet, and how they strive to be Canada’s most accessible national and intercity mode of…
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Clément Gautier, Project Manager at the UIC, explains what challenges infrastructure managers face in operating small stations and explores the opportunities available to ensure they are utilised efficiently.
VIA Rail Canada have remained the most trusted transportation company in Canada for the fourth consecutive year, obtaining a better ranking than 2021.
The Government is seeking the advice and views from people in the industry regarding the High Frequency Rail Project, the largest transportation project Canada has seen in decades.
Peter Lambrinakos, Chief of Police and Corporate Security at VIA Rail Canada, discusses VIA Rail Police’s mandate and the efforts deployed to provide a safe and secure passenger rail service across Canada.
Cynthia Garneau, President and Chief Executive Officer of VIA Rail Canada, details the ambition behind restoring the critical role of passenger rail in Canada.
In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Restoring the critical role of passenger rail in Canada; details of rail improvements for Metrolinx; the opportunities ahead for U.S. rail freight; and HS1’s sustainability strategy.
As a result of COVID-19 impacting passenger numbers, VIA Rail Canada has announced a number of temporary management and professional employees layoffs.
Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety at the International Union of Railways (UIC), writes that, to better address risks at level crossings, soft or harder measures must be taken not only by the railways, but also by the road sector and relevant authorities.
Ahead of the arrival of its new fleet of trains expected in 2022, VIA Rail Canada has issued Requests for Qualifications to modernise its Montréal and Toronto maintenance centres.
VIA Rail Canada has reported an increase in ridership and in passenger revenues for the third quarter of 2019, compared to the same period in 2018.
The Government of Canada and Canada Infrastructure Bank have announced funding to take the next steps in exploring a modernised passenger rail system with a dedicated track along Canada’s most densely populated region and busiest transportation corridor.
Starting in 2022, millions of VIA Rail passengers travelling in Canada’s busiest corridor will enjoy an era of brand new trains.
Creative, new and effective initiatives to enhance safety across the Canadian rail network have been awarded by the Railway Association of Canada.
With a brand-new fleet of modern trains servicing the Quebec City-Windsor corridor, VIA Rail will offer customers a renewed and improved travel experience…