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Important Notice: Trains 1 and 2
We are closely monitoring the wildfire situation in Alberta as it may impact service on trains 1 and 2. Impacted passengers will be notified directly should there be any service disruption.
Important notice: Trains 693 & 690
VIA Rail has been informed by the infrastructure owner (Arctic Gateway) that repairs are required between Gillam and Churchill and will be performed from July 9 to October 8, 2023, inclusively. As a result, please note that VIA Rail departures of trains #693 (departing Gillam on Monday) and #690 (departing Churchill on Tuesday) between Gillam and Churchill will be cancelled over that period.
- Train 693 of Sunday July 30, August 6 and August 20, 2023 will operate as per normal schedule from Winnipeg to Churchill.
- Train 690 of Tuesday August 1, August 8 and August 22, 2023 will operate as per normal schedule from Churchill to The Pas.
|Feature||Economy class||Sleeper Plus class|
|Cozy cabin for two with shower or not||Yes|
|Complimentary Wi-Fi||Available in the service cars||Available in the service cars|
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|Priority boarding||VIA Préférence Premier members only||Yes|
|Additional baggage allowance||Yes|
|Animation and on-board activities||Yes|
*The type of equipment varies or is subject to availability.
|Renaissance car (This link opens a new window) Dining car (This link opens a new window) Services car (This link opens a new window)||Dining car (This link opens a new window) Services car (This link opens a new window) Sleeper car (This link opens a new window) Park car (This link opens a new window)|
If you already booked, review your baggage allowance on your boarding pass or in the "Itinerary and receipt" email.
Please refer to our Baggage section for more details.
Light meals, snacks, hot and cold drinks, and alcoholic beverages are always available for purchase.
When travelling in Sleeper Plus class, all meals are included in the price of your ticket and priority reserved sitting is given in the dining car. Caterered meals (no chef on board).
See sample menus served on board the Ocean.
Free Wi-Fi now available in the service cars adjacent to the dining car.