About Via Rail

Sustainable Mobility Reports

Sustainable Mobility Report 2017


People at VIA Rail

We are happy to introduce you to people at VIA Rail who help make your travel experience an amazing one.

Board of Directors

VIA Rail’s Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and management of the Corporation, and reports on VIA Rail’s operations to the Canadian federal government. In order to ensure the Board of Directors’ maximum efficiency, the Board of Directors is comprised of the following individuals who possess a strong mix and balance of skills, knowledge and experience to support the achievement of VIA Rail’s vision and strategic objectives:


Private Railcar Parking

If you own a private railcar, it can be parked at one of our facilities where AMTRAK trains are serviced. VIA Rail cannot haul private railcars.


Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, President and Chief Executive Officer

Government of Canada and VIA Rail announce new station for Brockville

Friday, 13 November 2009

BROCKVILLE (ON), October 13th, 2009 – At a ceremony in Brockville, Ontario, Leeds-Grenville Member of Parliament Gordon Brown, Acting Mayor Stewart Williams and Mr. Pierre Santoni, VIA Rail's National Sales Director, announced VIA’s plans for a new station with improved and expanded facilities.

What we buy

 Goods and Services such as

  • Rolling stock components, tools and equipment for the maintenance and repair of rolling stock such as passenger railcars and locomotives
  • Prepared meals, snacks, spirits, beverages and other products for delivery of on-board services to our passengers
  • Office supplies and equipment such as photocopiers, faxes, printers, pens, paper
  • Computer equipment and supplies such as PC’s, laptops, PDA’s

Annual Reports

Annual Report 2016


Corporate information

Auditor General Reports

Auditor General of Canada - Special Examinations

The Office of the Auditor General of Canada carries out special examinations of Crown Corporations once every five years. The most recent examination at VIA Rail Canada was done in 2016.

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