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 ...

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Windsor teen concerned after Via Rail says she can't travel with two service dogs A Windsor teen is looking for answers after Via Rail said she could not travel with two service dogs. Emily Sadowski, 19, says she is puzzled because she travelled on the train with the two dogs only four months ago. “They wouldn't give us an

Via Rail allowing Windsor teen and father to take service dogs onboard The 19-year-old has been planning a trip to Toronto to deliver another service dog, Lilo, and train the new owner on how to interact with the animal. VIA Rail initially said Sadowski would not be allowed to travel with both dogs, since policy states

Christmas train travel: Somerset and Dorset rail passengers face disruption with London Paddington due to shut for ... Somerset and Dorset residents who are traveling by train this Christmas are likely to face disruption at the hands of huge engineering works. London Paddington station will be closed for modernisation works between December 24 and 27, with Great

Canada by rail: Cross-country trip involves fine food Rail buffs and others often plan for years to travel across Canada on Via Rail's Canadian, which I took from Vancouver to Toronto. Those traveling onward to Halifax or Quebec must change trains at Toronto's Union Station. Because of increasing freight

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