Tag: VIA Rail Canada

Alberta government announces development of Passenger Rail Master Plan

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The Government of Alberta announced it will develop a Passenger Rail Master Plan as the foundation to advancing passenger rail in the province. According to...

Opportunities and obstacles for Canada’s HFR Project 

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By Mark Douglas Wessel Question. Which G7 countries do NOT have a high-speed rail line? If you answered Canada, you are correct. Japan opened the world’s...

High-frequency rail project to bring cities closer together: VIA HFR CEO

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During an address to the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal, Martin Imbleau, CEO of VIA HFR, presented a rapid passenger rail project between...

Canada announces launch of the Request for Proposals for the High...

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Transport Canada announced the launch of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the High Frequency Rail project. Following the evaluation period, lasting through to...

VIA Rail Canada invests more than $80M to renovate its heritage...

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VIA Rail Canada announced that between 2020 and 2025, VIA Rail will have invested over $80 million for the renovation of four of its...

High Frequency Rail project group names chief executive officer

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The VIA HFR – VIA TGF Inc. Board of Directors announced following a national and international search, the appointment of Martin Imbleau as chief...

Canada announces groups to submit RFPs for the High Frequency Rail...

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Transport Canada announced the outcome of the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) stage of the High Frequency Rail project, the next step in selecting a...

VIA Rail makes $25M investment in London station upgrades

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VIA Rail Canada announced over $25 million in upgrades to its London, Ontario station. Once completed in 2025, these investments will make the station...

VIA Rail breaks ground on construction of new Toronto Maintenance Centre

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VIA Rail held a groundbreaking ceremony to launch the construction and modernization of its Toronto Maintenance Centre (TMC). This major upgrade will provide a state-of-the-art...

Canada’s High Frequency Rail project needs more transparency

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by Terry Johnson and Peter Miasek “High Frequency Rail gathering steam,” bureaucrats said at the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships at the November 2022 conference....