September 30, 2016 6:41 PM ET

Road and Rail

Company Overview of VIA Rail Canada Inc.

Company Overview

VIA Rail Canada Inc. provides national passenger rail services on behalf of the Government of Canada. The company offers inter-city travel, and long-distance travel and tourism services, as well as passenger services in various rural and remote regions of Canada. As of May 1, 2016, it operated through a fleet of approximately 444 train cars and 73 locomotives covering a rail network of 12,500 kilometers connecting 400 Canadian communities. The company was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Montréal, Canada.

3 Place Ville Marie

Suite 500

Montréal, QC H3B 2C9

Canada

Founded in 1977

2,608 Employees

Phone:

514-871-6000

Key Executives for VIA Rail Canada Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Editor In Chief
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Capital Asset Management Officer
Chief Commercial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

VIA Rail Canada Inc. Key Developments

Maritime Bus Announces Collaboration with Via Rail in Eastern Canada

Maritime Bus and VIA Rail Canada have announced that they are enhancing their partnership and simplifying the travel experience in eastern Canada. Starting July 14, 2016, travelers will be able to purchase Maritime Bus tickets online at viarail.ca. This intermodal sales agreement will expand VIA Rail's network. In one single transaction, travellers will be able to book a trip to the many destinations offered by Maritime Bus either as a connecting trip with the Ocean train between Montreal and Halifax or simply using VIA Rail website for a Maritime Bus trip only. VIA Rail's passengers will be able to easily plan a trip between Montreal and Charlottetown, Prince-Edward-Island; or Saint John, New-Brunswick; or Sydney, Nova Scotia. Passengers will be able to book their tickets online at viarail.ca and receive a combined itinerary including a Maritime Bus ticket and a VIA Rail boarding pass. Maritime Bus believes transportation companies have a responsibility to connect communities and allow the travelling public access to cost effective sustainable travel options.

VIA Rail Canada Inc. Presents at 9th Edition CAIP Quebec & Atlantic Forum, Sep-21-2016

VIA Rail Canada Inc. Presents at 9th Edition CAIP Quebec & Atlantic Forum, Sep-21-2016 . Venue: Hotel Palace Royal, 775 Honoré-Mercier Ave, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Speakers: Francois Quinty, Director Investment Management.

VIA Rail Canada Inc. - Special Call

To discuss performance, financial results and plans for the future

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