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October 13, 2015 8:43 AM 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 through a rail network of 12,500 kilometers connecting 450 Canadian communities. As of December 31, 2014, it operated through a fleet of approximately 376 train cars and 75 locomotives. The company was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Montréal, Canada.

3 Place Ville Marie

Suite 500

Montréal, QC H3B 2C9


Founded in 1977

2,558 Employees



Key Executives for VIA Rail Canada Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Editor In Chief
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Customer Experience & Operating Officer
Age: 61
Chief Legal Officer, Chief Risk Officer and Corporate Secretary
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

VIA Rail Canada Inc. Key Developments

VIA Rail Canada Inc. Reports Passenger Revenues Results for 2015

VIA Rail Canada Inc. reported Passenger revenues results for 2015. For the period, the company's passenger revenues rose by 11% compared to the same period in 2014.

VIA Rail Canada Inc. Announces Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

VIA Rail Canada Inc. announced earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net income of CAD 6.24 million compared to CAD 7.52 million for the same quarter ended June 30, 2014. Revenues were CAD 72.39 million compared to CAD 68.71 million for the same quarter ended June 30, 2014. For the six months, net income was CAD 17.59 million compared to CAD 21.56 million for the same period ended June 30, 2014. Revenues were CAD 132.49 million compared to CAD 126.6 million for the same period ended June 30, 2014.

VIA Rail Canada Reports Revenue Results for the Year 2014

VIA Rail Canada reported revenue results for the year 2014. The company's total revenues for 2014 increased 3.7% to $280.3 million.

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