VIA Rail Announces Some Southern Ontario Trains to Resume Service

VIA Rail Train - Image Debate
VIA Rail Train - Image Debate

TORONTO – While the iconic Canadian and Ocean Routes are remaining closed until November, VIA Rail has announced the resumption of some services.

Due to an increase in demand resulting from the progressive deconfinement implemented by public health authorities in Québec and Ontario, VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) announces service changes effective June 3, which will be in place until further notice. Trains 62 and 669 will resume service between Toronto-Kingston-Montréal and trains 52,48,59 will resume between TorontoKingstonOttawa.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the owner of the infrastructure (CN) between Prince RupertPrince George-Jasper has been performing infrastructure and maintenance improvements which temporarily impacted the available capacity. VIA Rail service offered on this route will however resume in July.




Québec City-Montréal-Ottawa

22 and 39


66 and 63  

New:  62 and 669



New: 52-48-59 (44 cancelled)


72 and 75


87 and 84

Senneterre & Jonquière

One round trip per week

Sudbury-White River

One round trip per week


All trains are operating

The Ocean (Montréal-Halifax)

Cancelled until November 1

The Canadian (Toronto-Vancouver)

Prince Rupert-Prince George-Jasper

New: Service will resume in July  

* This information is subject to change without notice.

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