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March 12, 2015
Rail Europe, Inc. And Rail Europe 4A Consolidate As One Business Unit: Rail Europe

Rail Europe, Inc., and Rail Europe 4A have announced their consolidation into one business unit: Rail Europe. Effective immediately, Fabrice Morel, CEO, will lead the combined organization. Rail Europe offers an extensive array of Europe...
November 10, 2014
VIA Rail's New Carry-On Baggage Policy

To ensure that you enjoy a smooth and hassle-free boarding experience, VIA Rail has introduced a new and improved carry-on baggage policy. The policy is now based on the type of fare you purchase. ...
August 20, 2014
VIA Rail's New Accessible Cabin For Two Makes Its Inaugural Trip From Vancouver On The Canadian

VIA Rail Canada has announced that the Canadian leaving Vancouver yesterday will include, for the very first time, a newly renovated Park car featuring an accessible cabin designed for people with disabilities. This new cabin is a testament...
August 14, 2014
VIA Rail Announces Renovations To Brockville Station, Ontario

VIA Rail Canada has officially launched an extensive renovation project which will transform its station in Brockville. The Honourable Senator Bob Runciman, Gordon Brown, Member of Parliament of Leeds-Grenville, David Henderson, Mayor of Br...
July 21, 2014
Rocky Mountaineer Unveils Its New 2015 Brochure

Rocky Mountaineer launches its new 2015 brochure, which highlights 25 reasons to experience Rocky Mountaineer during its 25th Anniversary. With an array of new itineraries available in 2015, there is a vacation available to please even the ...
July 02, 2014
Rocky Mountaineer Celebrates 25 Momentous Years With Its Best Offer Ever

2015 will mark Rocky Mountaineer's 25th anniversary and they are celebrating early with their biggest offer yet. From now until August 31, 2014, new qualifying bookings of seven nights or more in GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service with travel d...
June 09, 2014
Amtrak Aims To Build Trackside Wi-Fi Network With Broadband-Speeds On The NEC

Amtrak is exploring options to upgrade its on-board Wi-Fi service in the Northeast Corridor (NEC), with a particular interest in constructing a dedicated, wireless trackside network that provides a high-capacity, broadband-speed Internet co...
May 29, 2014
Via Rail Canada Unveils New Prestige Class For The Canadian Plus New Business Cars

VIA Rail Canada unveiled, for the first time yesterday, the full range of new train car equipment that is part of the government's $1 billion investment in new infrastructure. The event took place at Rendez-vous Canada in Vancouver, the cou...
March 27, 2014
Rail Europe: New E-Ticketing Options For Italy's Trenitalia And Germany's Deutsche Bahn Trains

Rail Europe Inc. announces e-ticketing options, expanded ticket fares and schedules for Italy's Trenitalia and Germany's Deutsche Bahn trains. With e-ticketing, visitors can book travel with ease on ...
August 19, 2013
Rocky Mountaineer Launches First Rail Route To Connect Canada To The U.S.

Rocky Mountaineer has announced the launch of its new Coastal Passage route, connecting Seattle and Vancouver, BC en route to the Canadian Rockies. The inaugural departure on August 21, 2013 marks the company's fifth rail route and the firs...
June 25, 2013
TRAX Green Line Now Connects Downtown Salt Lake To Salt Lake City International Airport

Summer in Salt Lake has long meant golf, hiking and biking in the mountains, outdoor dining and open-air concerts. But now the city has taken a green leap forward. Salt Lake's newly opened TRAX Green Line extension now connects downtown Sal...
June 04, 2013
Via Rail Canada Update: Trains Running On Schedule

VIA Rail Canada and the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) have been in negotiations since the fall of 2012. VIA Rail is determined to reach new collective agreements with its employees represented by CAW before the legal work stoppage date of Jun...
April 16, 2013
Rewards For Agents With Rail Europe's Trenitalia Incentive

Rail Europe Inc., the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, offers agents the chance to send clients on a spectacular tour of Italy aboard Trenitalia "Le Frecce" trains. Trenitalia bookings will not only provide cl...
September 12, 2012
VIA Rail Canada Has Launched A New Electronic Ticketing Service

No lines, no headaches. VIA Rail Canada has launched a new electronic ticketing service enabling passengers to access their tickets and information anywhere and anytime from their personal electronic device; allowing rail users to avoid any...
April 18, 2012
Via Rail Canada Completing Improvements On More Than 50 Stations Nationwide

VIA Rail Canada, the country's national rail system, is full-steam ahead on its largest capital investment project (CIP) ever - US$930 million -- which include improvements to more than 50 rail stations. VIA's stations are an integral part ...
March 21, 2012
Via Rail's New Panorama Lounge Now Open For Business In Toronto

Following extensive renovations, VIA Rail Canada is now welcoming Business and Sleeper Class passengers at a new Panorama Lounge in Toronto's Union Station. The improvements to the Panorama Lounge are part of the Government of Canada's US$...
November 08, 2010
VIA Rail and Government of Canada Announce Major Investment In Vancouver

Today, the Honourable Rob Merrifield, Minister of State (Transport) and David Hoff, a member of VIA Rail's Board of Directors announced an investment of $5.1 million in VIA Rail's Heritage train station in Vancouver. They were joined at the...
August 24, 2009
Eurostar's U.S. Corporate Sales Division Off To A Great Start

Eurostar, the provider of high-speed, carbon neutral rail journeys between the UK and the Continent, has reported that their US sales were up 5% for the first six trading months up until June of 2009. This trend is largely down to the i...
December 15, 2008
GTAA Applauds Today's Steps Forward On Air Rail Link Project

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) applauded today's announcement by Metrolinx that the project to link Toronto Pearson International Airport with Union Station will be moving into an environmental assessment beginning in the spr...
April 27, 2007
New Spring Schedule At VIA Rail Canada

VIA Rail Canada's new spring national timetable goes into effect Sunday, April 29, and includes changes to its Northern Quebec services as well as improvements and new departures in Ontario. Significant changes to Ottawa-Toronto schedule...
February 10, 2007
All VIA Rail Passenger Trains Operating Normally - Unaffected By Strike

VIA Rail Canada wishes to assure all travellers that no impact is expected to any of its nationwide passenger train operations as a result of the strike by Canadian National conductors. All personnel responsible for maintenance, operati...
January 12, 2007
VIA Rail Canada Launches Snow Train Express To Jasper

VIA Rail Canada in partnership with Marmot Basin and Jasper, Alberta, has launched the Snow Train Express - a new seasonal departure from Edmonton to Jasper that will run for 15 weeks from January 12th, 2007 to April 22nd, 2007. A ribbon cu...
December 20, 2006
New Payment Option At VIA Rail: Interac Online

VIA Rail Canada recently introduced a new payment option. The Interac Online service is a new payment option that allows you to pay for your VIA Rail purchases online directly from your bank account safely and securely. If you are an RB...
December 14, 2006
VIA Rail's Canadian and Ocean Services

As Canada's landscape changes with the arrival of winter and temperatures drop, so do fares on two of VIA Rail Canada's featured tourism trains, the Vancouver-Jasper-Toronto Canadian and the Montreal-Moncton-Halifax Ocean. Substantial savin...
March 22, 2006
VIA Rail Canada's Western Services

Year round, VIA Rail Canada offers international and Canadian travellers the opportunity to experience the grandeur and ever-changing face of Canada. From season to season, region to region, the shifting vistas beyond the window are certain...
February 27, 2006
VIA Rail Canada Launches Wi-Fi In The Quebec City-Windsor Corridor

VIA Rail Canada today officially launched its Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) access service on board its trains, in several stations and in Panorama lounges in the Québec City-Windsor corridor - a first in North America. The service is being off...
December 05, 2005
VIA Rail Exceeds Kyoto Targets; Environmental Goals

Passenger rail is helping Canada meet tough targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), and proving itself as a sustainable passenger option for the future, VIA Rail Canada told observers and delegates attending the UN Climate Cha...
November 17, 2005
VIA Rail Canada To Deploy Onboard Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) Services

VIA Rail has taken a major step forward in extending Wi-Fi service to all its customers in the Québec City-Windsor corridor by signing a five-year partnership agreement with Parsons Corporation to offer Wi-Fi service to all VIA 1 and Comfor...
April 22, 2005
VIA Rail To Relaunch Overnight Easterly Class On Atlantic Canada, Ocean

Starting June 1, VIA Rail Canada will be relaunching its overnight Easterly Class service on the Montreal-Moncton Halifax train, the Ocean, creating a rail journey that immerses travellers into the romance of the Maritime provinces. Educati...
April 20, 2005
VIA Rail Canada Improves Schedules In Central Canada

Effective May 1, 2005, VIA Rail Canada will introduce a number of changes to its train schedules, including improvements on a number of routes in Ontario and Quebec. The following changes are, in large part, based on feedback from customers...
February 11, 2005
VIA Rail Canada First-Class Travel Between Quebec City And Montreal

Between February 10 and April 16, 2005, VIA Rail Canada is offering a VIA 1, first-class promotion for travel on its early morning trains between Quebec City and Montreal, in either direction. This $89 one-way is available only through VIA'...
February 02, 2005
North American Sales Of Eurostar Tickets Increases; Services Enhanced

North American sales by Rail Europe of tickets for the Eurostar high-speed train connecting London with Paris and Brussels grew 24% from 2003 to 2004. Rail Europe is the official representative of Eurostar sales in North America. Eurostar ...
June 03, 2004
European Rail Travel By North Americans Shows Strong Recovery

The strong recovery of European travel products, particularly rail, purchased by North Americans is one the important trends evident in first quarter 2004 sales figures announced today by Rail Europe, North America's largest distributor of ...
April 08, 2003
VIA: New Smoking Policy On Its Eastern Transcontinental Trains

Beginning May 1, 2003, VIA Rail Canada will offer an on board smoke-free environment to all passengers travelling on the Ocean (Montreal-Halifax) and the Chaleur (Montreal-Gaspé). This decision was taken after careful consideration of our c...
March 31, 2003
Rail Europe's Luxury Train Tours Now Include Legendary Royal Scotsman

The Royal Scotsman is the latest addition to Rail Europe's lineup of luxury rail tours, where a limited number of passengers travel in Old World glamour with modern amenities, pampered with attentive service and gourmet dining. Other luxury...
March 05, 2003
Discounted Fare Between Paris Or Brussels And Cologne On Thalys Train

A special limited-time promotion for roundtrip travel in second class between either Paris or Brussels and Cologne, Germany, on high-speed Thalys trains will save travelers more than 40% of the usual Leisure fare, according to an announceme...
March 03, 2003
Special Rail Fares Available Exclusively Through www.amtrak.com

Visit www.amtrak.com and book online for great deals on rail travel from coast-to-coast. For a limited time - now through March 14, 2003, Amtrak is offering a 25 percent discount on travel to more than 500 destinations. The 25 percent di...
February 21, 2003
New Special Fares Exclusively Through aww.amtrak.com

Planning an early spring break or summer getaway? Visit www.amtrak.com and book online for great deals on rail travel from coast-to-coast. For a limited time - now through March 14, 2003, Amtrak is offering a 25 percent discount on travel t...
February 05, 2003
2003 Rail Cruise Tours Through Southwest France Offered By Rail Europe

Two new 4-day, 3-night all-inclusive tours through Southwest France onboard the French Rail Cruises 22-passenger luxury train with departures between March and November are now available from Rail Europe, leading supplier of European rail p...
January 28, 2003
VIA Rail And Groupe INTERCAR Business Partnership

VIA Rail Canada, Canada's national passenger rail carrier, and Groupe INTERCAR, Québec's No 2 inter-city bus line, have entered into a business partnership designed to broaden the scope of options available to travellers. Inaugurated last f...
January 27, 2003
Rail Europe Eurostar Chunnel Promo

Traveling on the Eurostar train through the Channel Tunnel between London and Paris or Brussels will be more affordable in 2003 thanks to two new fares announced by Rail Europe: 1) a special limited-time promotion for one-way tickets in sta...
November 04, 2002
New France & Spain Pass For 2003 Announced By Rail Europe

A new economical two-country railpass, the France ?n Spain Pass, for use throughout the national rail networks of France and Spain will be available for 2003 exclusively from Rail Europe, largest North American distributor of European rail ...
September 05, 2002
Save 20% On Eurostar Train With Winter Special From Rail Europe

Travelers purchasing tickets from Rail Europe for the high-speed Eurostar train connecting London with Paris or Brussels through the Channel Tunnel will save 20% on Full, Leisure and First Premium fares with a new Winter Eurostar Special. T...
August 07, 2002
Travel 1st Class For The Price Of 2nd On Eurostar Train

Travel in 1st class but only pay for 2nd (standard) class with a free upgrade offer from Rail Europe for travel on the high-speed Eurostar train connecting London to Paris or Brussels through the Channel Tunnel. To take advantage of the Eur...
July 16, 2002
New $6 Billion German High-Speed Rail Line

Travel times along Germany?s most heavily trafficked route, between Frankfurt and Cologne, will be reduced by one hour beginning August 1 when the German Railroads (DB) begin service on its newest $6 billion, 186-mph high-speed rail line, a...
June 25, 2002
New Equipment On VIA's Montreal/Toronto Overnight Train

VIA Rail Canada began operating its new Renaissance passenger cars on the overnight train between Montreal and Toronto on June 23, 2002. The new equipment is part of the federal government's five-year, $402 million investment in passenger ...
June 07, 2002
VIA Rail Renovates Kingston, Ontario Station

VIA Rail Canada officially opened VIA?s renovated Kingston station June 7, following a $2 million project to modernize facilities for the growing number of passengers using the station. On hand at the press conference to mark the event wer...
May 30, 2002
Rail Europe: Kids Ride Free This Summer On High-Speed Thalys Train

Children ride free this summer with a special promotion from Rail Europe on the high-speed Thalys train linking key cities in France, Belgium, Netherlands and Germany. For each adult traveling in first class, up to four children under 12 ri...
May 22, 2002
New Eurostar Plus France Railpass And Eurostar Plus Britrail Pass

Two new products have just been announced that save travelers money and offer increased flexibility when they combine a French or British railpass with a journey on the high-speed Eurostar train though the Channel Tunnel. Available May 28, ...
May 22, 2002
VIA Rail Completes $1.5 Million Renovation Of Moncton Train Station

Transport Minister David Collenette, joined by Labour Minister Claudette Bradshaw, and VIA Chairman Jean Pelletier officially opened the renovated Moncton passenger rail station May 22, following the completion of a $1.5 million project to ...
May 15, 2002
VIA Completes $350,000 Renovations To Kitchener-Waterloo Station

Rail Canada has officially opened Kitchener-Waterloo?s renovated train station, marking the completion of a $350,000 project started last October to modernize facilities for the growing number of passengers using the station. On hand at a n...
May 14, 2002
Transport Minister Opens Renewed VIA Station In Brantford

Rail Canada has officially opened VIA Rails renovated Brantford station. On hand for the occasion were Transport Minister David Collenette and VIAs Regional Director for South-western Ontario, Pierre Santoni. They were joined by the Honoura...
March 20, 2002
Eurostar Train To Start London-Avignon Route This Summer

This summer travelers can go for the first time directly between London and Avignon in the south of France city-center-to-city-center via the Channel Tunnel on the high-speed Eurostar train. The London-Avignon route will run only in the sum...
January 25, 2002
Extra Free Day Of Rail Travel In Austria Offered By Rail Europe

Anyone purchasing an Austrian Railpass from Rail Europe between February 1 and April 30 this year will receive an extra day of unlimited rail travel free. Because railpasses are valid for 6 months from date of purchase, travel may take plac...
January 23, 2002
Yahoo! and Amtrak Unveil Country's First Internet-Enabled Trains

Ever yahooed on a train? Now, you can! Yahoo! Inc. and Amtrak have rolled out the United States' first Internet-enabled passenger trains. The three interactive trains will operate on Amtrak services, the Acela Regional in the Northeast, Cap...
January 21, 2002
3-Country Eurail Selectpass For Two Or More By Rail Europe

Two or more people traveling in three bordering European countries can save 32% by buying a specially priced Eurail Selectpass Saver between February 1 and April 30 this year, according to an announcement by Rail Europe, leading North Ameri...
January 17, 2002
Amtrack and Continental Airlines Code Share For Domestic Travel

Amtrak and Continental Airlines have partnered to create the country's first domestic air/rail code share. Travelers will be able to transfer easily between Amtrak's northeast rail service in four major cities to air service via Continental...
January 08, 2002
New France 'N Italy Pass From Rail Europe

A new economical two-country railpass, the France 'n Italy Pass, for use in the two most popular Continental countries for tourists, is now available for purchase exclusively from Rail Europe, largest North American distributor of European ...
November 27, 2001
2002 Eurailpass/Europass Prices To Rise; Buy Now At Lower 2001 Prices

With average price increases of 6.5-8.7% on Eurailpass, Eurail Selectpass and Europass coming in 2002, it pays to buy these European railpasses - valid for travel up to six months after purchase - at the lower 2001 prices before December 31...
November 21, 2001
VIA Rail Canada Advises High Demand For Passenger Rail Continues

Passenger rail traffic is up significantly since the events of mid-September and demand remains strong. VIA Rail Canada today issued the following business update: "Following the events of September 11, and the temporary shutdown of air tra...
November 16, 2001
VIA Rail Canada New Locomotives, Cars And Stations

Transport Minister David Collenette and VIA Rail Canada Chairman Jean Pelletier (November 15) delivered the first of VIA's new high-speed locomotives, driving it into Toronto's Union Station, where they unveiled a $10 million, four-year ren...
November 16, 2001
VIA Rail Canada Announces Major Investment In Downtown Moncton

The Honourable Claudette Bradshaw, Minister of Labour, on behalf of Transport Minister David Collenette, together with VIA Rail Canada Chairman Jean Pelletier, has announced a $900,000 investment in VIA's Moncton passenger station, the seco...
November 02, 2001
VIA Rail Unveils A Revitalised Oshawa, Canada Station

Oshawa MP Ivan Grose, along with area MPs Judi Longfield and Alex Shepherd, on behalf of Transport Minister David Collenette, and VIA Rail's regional director, Pierre Santoni, today marked the completion of a $250,000 revitalisation of the ...
October 29, 2001
Transport Minister Announces $350,000 Investment In Kitchener Station

Prior to boarding the inaugural run of VIA Rail's new mid-morning departure from Kitchener to Toronto, Transport Minister David Collenette announced a $350,000 investment in improvements to the Kitchener station. Today's announcement is par...
October 29, 2001
Inaugural Train Launches Integrated VIA Rail, GO Transit Service

Transport Minister David Collenette joined GO Transit Chairman Eldred King and VIA Rail Canada's Regional Director for southwestern Ontario, Pierre Santoni, in a ceremony at Union Station this morning, celebrating the integration of VIA Rai...
October 22, 2001
Transport Minister Opens New VIA Station In London, Ontario

The Honourable David M. Collenette, Minister of Transport, has declared VIA Rail Canada's new London station officially open. He was joined October 22 by local Members of Parliament for London, Mr. Joe Fontana, Mr. Pat O'Brien, Mrs. Sue Ba...
October 19, 2001
New Air-Rail Station In Newark Opens

Amtrak, along with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and NJ Transit, announces the start of service to Newark International Airport Station, an intermodal train station, designed to provide a seamless journey for travelers in th...
October 09, 2001
e-Travel and Amtrak announce direct links

e-Travel, Inc., a leading provider of hosted technology services for Enterprise Travel Management (ETM), today announced immediate availability of its direct link with Amtrak, the nation's intercity passenger rail system. Through this link,...
September 25, 2001
Impact Of Terrorist Attacks In US On Canadian Passenger Rail

VIA Rail has issued the following statement concerning the impact on Canadian passenger rail operations.of the terrorist attacks in the US almost two weeks ago. The events in New York and Washington on September 11 have affected transportat...
September 14, 2001
George D. Warrington, Amtrak President & CEO Comments On Recent Attacks

No one has escaped the sorrow and grief of the past week. Like all Americans, the Amtrak family of employees is enormously saddened by the horror of the tragedies in New York City and Washington, DC. But, also like all Americans, we are rea...
August 14, 2001
Amtrak and National Urban League Corporate Travel Partnership

Amtrak has announced a new corporate travel partnership with the National Urban League. Through this special partnership, Amtrak will provide a discount on rail transportation for League employees and subsidiaries, as well as other constitu...
August 09, 2001
Amtrak Set To Expand Acela Express Service

Next week, Amtrak will increase its weekday Acela Express service to six roundtrips between New York and Boston and eight roundtrips between New York and Washington. Two more weekday Acela Express trains will be added between Boston and ...
August 02, 2001
Amtrak Opens New Mail And Express Facility In Jeffersonville, Ind

The Louisville area business community will gain valuable shipping access for time-sensitive goods and products nationwide through Amtrak's new Mail and Express transloading facility in Jeffersonville, Ind. Ribbon-cutting ceremonies toda...
August 02, 2001
Amtrak Honors Call Center Team With 2001 Business Diversity Award

Amtrak bestowed its 2001 President's Award for Business Diversity to Team Leader Irma E. Garcia and Operations Manager Yolanda P. Mentz for their development and implementation of Amtrak's first specialized language desk at Amtrak's Western...
August 01, 2001
Rail Europe: Free Extra Rail Travel Day In Italy

Young travelers (12-26), couples or parties of 2-5 traveling together who purchase an Italy Rail Card or Italy Flexi Rail Card from Rail Europe between August 1 and December 31, 2001 will receive an extra free day of rail travel. Because t...
June 26, 2001
Amtrak Rolls Out More Acela Express Frequencies

Northeast corridor travelers will have more Acela service to choose from beginning on July 9th, when Amtrak doubles the number of Acela Express frequencies between New York and Washington, and adds another daily roundtrip between Boston and...
June 26, 2001
VIA Rail Canada's Flagship Western Transcontinental Train Redesigned

VIA Rail Canada is enhancing its award winning Silver & Blue class service on The Canadian, its flagship transcontinental train, with refined dining car service, luxurious onboard accommodations, and new entertainment facilities for travell...
June 20, 2001
Amtrak Offers ACELA Express Two-For-One Weekends

Amtrak is making it easier for travelers to journey up and down the Northeast Corridor in style this summer with a special two-for-one fare on Acela Express weekend service. Whether you're traveling to the Washington Monument, the Libert...
June 20, 2001
VIA Announces A Special Train For The IV Games Of La Francophonie

Sponsor of the IV Games of la Francophonie scheduled to be held in the Ottawa-Hull region this July, VIA Rail Canada will be adding one train after the opening ceremonies July 14th and another after the closing ceremonies on July 24th for c...
June 14, 2001
Rail Europe Selective Price Reductions For 'N Drive Products

To highlight the benefits of moving about Europe by combining train and car travel, Rail Europe has made selective reductions in its price structure for several national Rail 'n Drive products. Spanish, French, and Scandinavian passes have...
June 13, 2001
Discounted Fares On High-Speed Thalys Train Announced By Rail Europe

Two attractive summer promotions for travelers planning trips on high-speed Thalys trains linking key cities in France, Belgium, The Netherlands, and North Germany are being offered for a limited time by Rail Europe, major supplier of Europ...
June 11, 2001
Rail Europe: Extra Free Day On Swiss Pass

Travel in Switzerland gets a significant boost for the rest of 2001 as a special promotion adds an extra day of travel to the regular coverage of Swiss Passes and Swiss Saverpasses, according to an announcement by Rail Europe Group, major m...
June 07, 2001
VIA Rail Becomes A New Travel Partner Of Air Miles Reward Program

The AIR MILES Reward Program, Canada's most popular loyalty program, announced VIA Rail Canada as its newest travel reward partner, with offers available on VIA's Quebec City-Windsor corridor route. Collectors may start redeeming their AIR ...
June 04, 2001
Amtrak Launches New Safety Campaign

Amtrak and Operation Lifesaver, a coalition of major railroads, will announce a new railroad safety campaign and unveil a new Public Service Announcement campaign Wednesday, June 6 at 10:00 a.m. in Amtrak's 30th Street Station in Philadelph...
May 14, 2001
Amtrak And MBNA Introduce Amtrak Guest Rewards Credit Card

Amtrak and MBNA America Bank announced an agreement that will bring the two industry leaders together through the introduction of a co-branded credit card. Named for Amtrak's guest loyalty program, the Amtrak Guest Rewards credit card will ...
May 14, 2001
Acela Express Tops 100,000 Riders In First 5 Months Of Service

Amtrak's new Acela Express high-speed service made history this weekend, when it reached 100,000 riders in just five months of service. "Acela Express has continued to perform consistently in ridership, ticket revenue and on-time performanc...
May 08, 2001
VIA Rail Unveils New "Ask VIA" Internet Tool

VIA Rail Canada today unveiled a new Internet tool to respond to the increasing number of requests it gets from its clientele through its web site www.viarail.ca. VIA's Web site, which generated over $8 Million in revenues last year, now en...
May 03, 2001
Amtrak And FEC Railway Sign Operating Agreement

Amtrak today announced that it will double its passenger rail service in Florida, add a new coastline route from Jacksonville to West Palm Beach and Miami, and serve eight new communities under an agreement with FEC Railway (FEC). Accord...
April 26, 2001
Special Eurostar Fares Between London-Brussels Announced By Rail Europe

Eurostar is known to most as the London-Paris high-speed rail link, but this sleek, comfortable train also connects London with Brussels in just 2 hours 40 minutes. This June and July, travelers can breakfast in London on kippers, eggs and ...
March 29, 2001
Amtrak To Double Acela Express Service In New England April 29

Amtrak will double its high-speed Acela Express service between Boston, Providence and New York on April 29, providing two morning and two afternoon roundtrip trains on weekdays, and introduce weekend service. "Boston and Providence alre...
March 06, 2001
The California Passenger Rail System 20-Year Improvement Plan

Responding to growing gridlock in California's vast and complex transportation system, a 20-year, $10.1 billion passenger rail improvement plan to increase mobility and provide more choices for travelers was announced today by a broad coali...
March 02, 2001
Amtrak's 2001 Travel Planner Now Available

Amtrak's 2001Travel Planner, featuring valuable information on a host of services and programs, is the ultimate guide for rail travelers. The 112-page travel planner provides Amtrak guests with all of the information they need to plan a rew...
February 28, 2001
Amtrak Quiet Cars A Huge Success; Two More To Be Added March 1

Amtrak is adding two more cars to its growing fleet of Quiet Cars on the Northeast Corridor as it continues to balance the demands of the business traveler with those of the leisure traveler. The 1:00 p.m. Metroliner out of both Washingt...
February 26, 2001
VIA Reports Revenues Of $8 Million In 2000 Internet Travel Bookings

VIA Rail Canada reports a strong increase in train trips booked through its Internet web site www.viarail.ca in the year 2000, with over $8 Million in revenues, while the number of e-mails received and reservations processed online has cont...
February 22, 2001
Two More Amtrak Acela Express Trains Coming March 5

Amtrak will ramp up its Acela Express high-speed rail service March 5 with a second and third train, including a new non-stop run that will connect Washington and New York in less than two and a half hours. The non-stop train and a Bosto...
February 02, 2001
VIA Unveils Design Of New London, Ontario Station

VIA Rail Canada today unveiled design plans for its new train station in London, Ontario. The new station, to be located on York Street, is expected to be operational by this summer, in time for the Canada Summer Games. "I am delighted w...
January 30, 2001
VIA Announces Discounts Canadian, Skeena, Hudson Bay and Malahat Routes

VIA Rail Canada is offering a 50% discount on The Canadian, its western transcontinental train (Toronto-Vancouver), as well as on The Skeena (Jasper-Prince Rupert), The Hudson Bay (Winnipeg-Churchill) and The Malahat (Victoria-Courtenay). T...
January 19, 2001
VIA Rail Launches Project KaBOOM!

VIA Rail Canada announced plans today for the implosion of the old VIA terminal on York Street (London, Ontario) and the community events leading up to this historic event. VIA and the City of London announced in December that project pl...
January 18, 2001
VIA Rail Discounts On Northern Quebec & Eastern Transcontinental Trains

Starting January 18, 2001, VIA Rail Canada is offering a 50% discount in Economy class on its northern Quebec (Montreal-Jonquière/Senneterre) and eastern transcontinental (Montreal-Gaspé/Halifax) trains. Tickets must be purchased by Februar...
January 17, 2001
Amtrak Continues Record-Setting Growth For Ridership And Revenue

Continuing last year's trend of record growth, Amtrak announced today it set all-time ridership and ticket revenue records across its 22,000-mile national network for the first quarter of fiscal year 2001. Nearly six million guests rode ...
January 11, 2001
Amtrak's Acela Express Gets Off To Strong Start

Amtrak's new Acela Express high-speed service drew strong ridership, outperformed financial projections and established consistently high on-time performance during its first month of operation. "We are encouraged by the performance to date...
January 10, 2001
Amtrak's Auto Train Earns Service Excellence Recognition

Amtrak's Auto Train, which travels daily between Lorton, Va., and Sanford, Fla., and is the only train in the United States that enables guests to travel with their vehicles (automobiles, vans and motorcycles), has been recognized by Onboar...
January 10, 2001
Amtrak Announces Special Fares To Drive Business To Travel Agents

Amtrak, with the support of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), today launched a unique program that benefits both travelers and travel agents. Under this program, travelers are eligible for a 10 percent discount on Amtrak long...
December 15, 2000
VIA Rail Buying New Train Cars To Expand Services

Today in Montreal, Transport Minister David Collenette joined the Chairman of the Board and officials from VIA Rail Canada in announcing the purchase of 139 new passenger cars from ALSTOM. This investment in new passenger rail equipment for...
December 15, 2000
VIA Rail Buying New Train Cars To Expand Services

Today in Montreal, Transport Minister David Collenette joined the Chairman of the Board and officials from VIA Rail Canada in announcing the purchase of 139 new passenger cars from ALSTOM. This investment in new passenger rail equipment for...
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