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VIA Rail modifies stops on the route to Senneterre and Jonquière
Tuesday, June 27th 2017
Montréal, June 27, 2017– VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) would like to inform its passengers that two train stops have been modified along its Montréal to Senneterre /Jonquière route to improve the service offering. Starting on July 3, 2017, train #600, 601, 602, 603, 604 and 606 will stop at the Sauvé and Anjou Réseau de transport métropolitain (formerly the AMT) stations.
9600, Berri Street, Montréal
Train stops en route to Jonquière/Senneterre: 8:50 a.m.
Train stops en route to Montréal: Tuesday & Thursday: 4:41 p.m. / Sunday: 7:41 p.m.
7260, 8e Rue, Montréal
Train stops en route to Jonquière/Senneterre: 9 a.m.
Train stops en route to Montréal: Tuesday & Thursday: 4:30 p.m. / Sunday: 7:30 p.m.
In order to meet the highest safety standards for travellers, trains will no longer stop at Ahuntsic and L’Assomption stations. VIA Rail passengers will have the opportunity to use the new stops at Sauvé or Anjou, or to board the train in Joliette.
NEW SCHEDULE AND TRAIN NUMBERS
In addition, the departure time of trains #605 and 607 from Montréal will return to their previous schedule of 8:15 a.m. and will be renumbered as trains #601 and 603.
About VIA Rail Canada
As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail (viarail.ca) and its 2,600 employees are mandated to provide safe, efficient and economical passenger transportation service, in both official languages of our country. VIA Rail operates intercity, regional and transcontinental trains linking over 400 communities across Canada and about 180 more communities through intermodal partnerships, and safely transports nearly four million passengers annually. The Corporation was awarded seven Safety Awards by the Railway Association of Canada over the last eight years. For more information, visit: www.viarail.ca/en/about-via-rail.