By way of Rail pronounces ‘greatest addition’ of trains to Ontario, Quebec service amid COVID-19 – Montreal


By way of Rail had some excellent news for travellers on Thursday because the rail service introduced a gradual improve in service on the Quebec Metropolis-Montreal-Ottawa route as of Sept. 1.

The service will improve the variety of trains from 4 to seven whereas including two trains to the Toronto-Kingston-Ottawa route.

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By way of Rail mentioned in an announcement that the choice was taken “because of the improve in demand for intercity journey and the progressive deconfinement between the provinces of Québec and Ontario.”

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“This represents our greatest addition of frequencies within the Hall because the begin of the pandemic,” mentioned CEO and president Cynthia Garneau.

“This initiative prioritizes the well being and security of our workers and passengers, balancing the attainable service choices and the suggestions issued by public well being authorities within the context of the continued state of affairs.”

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The brand new additions beginning Sept. 1 embody:

Québec Metropolis-Montréal-Ottawa: Trains 24, 29, and 633

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Toronto-Kingston-Montréal: Trains 64 and 67

The Crown company added regional companies will preserve their present service for now.






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