Prince George to Rupert

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Re: Prince George to Rupert

Postby Mark0f0 » Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:04 pm

dowlingm wrote:Not Skeena related other than it impacts Jasper, but everyone is aware of the new 3/4 trains (Vancouver-Edmonton) starting end of April, right? I only heard about it recently.

https://www.viarail.ca/sites/all/files/ ... couver.pdf
https://www.viarail.ca/sites/all/files/ ... oronto.pdf


Yup. But ironically, traffic/congestion, at least this month so far, is so far down on CN that VIA may very well be able to operate a full 3X weekly schedule Toronto-Vancouver if they hadn't already committed to the reduced schedule. #1 and #2 have been consistently early. Must be a rapidly slowing economy.

Hopefully CN goes hard at their work blocks this summer if traffic is down...
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