VIA Rail Extends Suspension Of Its "Ocean" Route

Anna Kroupina, Open Jaw

In light of the evolving situation with regards to COVID-19, VIA Rail Canada has extended the suspension of the Ocean (Montréal-Halifax) route, effective immediately and until further notice.

Here is a summary of VIA Rail services:


VIA Rail has extended its cancellation policy to include all travel through October 31, 2020, to allow passengers to cancel their upcoming reservations autonomously online at any time prior to departure and receive a full refund in addition to not incurring any service charges, regardless of when the ticket was purchased.    

VIA Rail says it is deploying a strict protocol of sanitary measures on board its trains, in its stations, maintenance centres and call centres in response to the pandemic and in order to minimize the spread of COVID-19. 

The most recent updates are available on the VIA Rail website

Anna Kroupina

Anna Kroupina Journalist

Anna is OJ's newest member and she joins the team as a writer/reporter. She co-writes the daily news and covers events. Although she's new to the industry, pursuing a career path in travel/tourism has been a goal since her first family road trip to the Florida Keys sparked a desire to discover the world and this exhilarating, fast-paced industry.

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