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Canadian still running late

Postby mdvle » Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:41 am

This website is saying despite lengthening the schedule the Canadian is still suffering delays

https://wawa-news.com/index.php/2018/10/16/via-rails-once-proud-canadian-death-by-a-thousand-cn-blows/
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Re: Canadian still running late

Postby briann » Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:12 am

End-to-end, the new schedule is not too bad, with many trains arriving in Toronto or Vancouver on-time or early. Intermediate trips are much less predictable and therefore unreliable. The big problems seems to be between Winnipeg and Jasper, where CN can turn an on-time Canadian into an hours-late Canadian. Worst example was a 17-hr late eastbound into Toronto a couple of weeks ago (as noted in the cited article).

As I type this, #1 (10/13) is 55min late heading to Boston Bar; #1 (10/16) is 15min late heading to Oba; and #2 (10/16) is 36min late heading to Hinton.
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Re: Canadian still running late

Postby marquisofmississauga » Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:27 pm

This morning (Saturday the 20th) two of the three "Canadians" were just a few minutes late and the third one arrived in Toronto two hours early.
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