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VIA Rail Canada at 40: Four decades of cuts, heartbreak and lost opportunities

Forty years ago this Monday (October 29), VIA Rail Canada was born as an operating railway when it assumed the operation of The Canadian, the Super Continentaland the other remaining Western Canadian passenger trains from Canadian Pacific (CP) and Canadian National (CN). “The sad reality is the high hopes of the Canadian public and the railroaders who diligently maintained those ...

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