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

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Via Rail Offers $15 Train Rides For Kids All summer long, Via Rail Canada is offering $15 train rides for kids between the ages of 2 to 11. Passengers who fall into that category will be able to travel to any destination in economy class across the country between June 19 and August 31. And

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