have you traveled on via rail from vancouver, b.c. to Jasper, AB? what was the ride like?

Graham G says:

was it twisting and turning or was it a comfortable ride. i get motion sick very easily so i need to know what it will be like. i leave October 31

Willeke says: I have done the ride the other way round but knowing the kind of train, it will not matter which way you travel. The train is a long distance one, the track is a freight track that has to handle...

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Are you tossing around ideas for the next family vacation? Are you tired of long lines at TSA checkpoints and having to pay for checked bags for every member of the family? If you answered yes to both questions, consider arriving at your next family vacation by train.

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Via Rail workers could walk off the job on June 14

Via Rail passengers could be caught in a strike next week if 2,000 customer service, on-board and maintenance workers across the country can’t reach a deal. The Canadian Autoworkers Union, which represents the employees, has served notice that ...

VIA Rail Canada publishes its 2013 First Quarter Financial Report

president and CEO of VIA Rail. "We are confident that by staying focused on providing a travel experience that meets passengers' expectations of comfort, reliability, affordability and the benefit of productive and connected travel time ...

The decline of train travel

When Via Rail learned that terrorists were planning to detonate a ... There is none of the security apparatus that has made travel by air so unbearable — the waiting, the disrobing, the ritual request for liquids or gels, the repeated checking of your ...

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Aboard an epic Canadian train journey from Toronto to Vancouver ... The Canadian, Via Rail's iconic sleeper train, spends four days rumbling through boreal forest, prairies and mountains.

Via Rail searching bags after drinking, assaults on Manitoba trains ... Passengers taking Via Rail from Thompson, Man., will now have their carry-on bags checked for alcohol after a number of assaults against employees and other 

Deadline looms for Via Rail to respond to ruling to change wheelchair policy TORONTO -- A deadline is looming for Via Rail to change its policies and allow more than one person travelling in a wheelchair at a time on its trains, or prove that doing so would be far too difficult. The Canadian Transportation Agency has ruled that

VIA Rail reports outstanding growth for the third consecutive year MONTRÉAL, May 10, 2017 /CNW/ - VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) reported record results today for 2016. The positive trend observed since May 2014 continues as 

High-speed rail line between Toronto-Windsor will boost economic activity: Wynne The province has announced that it will invest millions in a long-awaited high speed rail corridor to slash travel times for Ontarians travelling between Toronto and Windsor. Premier Kathleen Wynne said Friday that the province is moving ahead with

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