Via Rail cancels most trains across the country as CN shuts down rails in eastern Canada

Source: Maryam Shah, Global News, February 13, 2020 

Most Via Rail train services in Canada are cancelled as CN announced a shutdown of its eastern Canada network over blockades.

The only exceptions to the cancellations are the following routes: Sudbury-White River, which uses CP Rail infrasturcture, and Churchill-The Pas, using the Hudson Bay Railway.

“Following a notice from the infrastructure owner, CN Rail, that they are no longer in a position to fulfill their obligations under the Train Service Agreement between VIA Rail and CN Rail, VIA Rail has no other option but to cancel all of its services on the network with the exception of Sudbury-White River (CP Rail) and Churchill-The Pas (Hudson Bay Railway), until further notice,” said an updated statement on Via Rail’s website.

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