Tag Archives: Northeastern Ontario Rail Network (NEORN)

Rail union fumbles golden opportunity to help fight VIA Rail’s ongoing deterioration

The All Aboard Northern Ontario citizens’ rail action committee is severely disappointed by Unifor National Council 4000’s planned nationwide protests of two unrelated VIA Rail Canada issues, which are scheduled for tomorrow morning (December 12). “They should have just highlighted VIA’s intention to scrap Canadian jobs by contracting out a portion of their on-board services to a U.S. firm,” says ...

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Letter – Time to Keep the Promise for Passenger Rail

Brenda, It has been 6 months since our PC Leader (now Premier) Doug Ford promised to bring back full passenger rail service to the North.  At the time, this was welcome news should they be elected. Now they have been elected and Northerners are anxious to see this promise happen. For the past 5 years, NEORN has been busy encouraging Northern ...

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Now 4 advocacy groups working on returning passenger rail service to Northeastern Ontario – a louder voice!

Dec 21, 2017 @ 09:22 The Northeastern Ontario Rail Network (NEORN) is delighted that the government has announced that bus service will be improved in Northern Ontario. However, reinstatement of passenger rail should also be a priority. An integrated transportation system means a truly multimodal strategy, where travel by road, rail, and air all have their role. What we have ...

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