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About VIA Rail

Imagine an adventure that begins the moment you board the train. Leave the city centre behind and glide past gentle prairie fields, rugged lake country and picturesque towns to the snowy peaks of the majestic Rockies. The Canadian® brings you the landscapes like no other —with ease, comfort and exceptional service. A feeling that remains long after the journey’s end.

Why choose VIA Rail?

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Ease, comfort and exceptional service

Whether from the comfort of your cabin or from the scenic dome car, you’ll see why VIA Rail is called Canada’s best window. With spacious seats, superior sleeper cabins and elegant lounges, you’ll have everything you need to relax and enjoy the ride. Enjoy our chefs’ freshly prepared meals that showcase Canadian cuisine and exquisite regional specialties. Enjoy the simple elegance and premium comfort of Prestige class, with all-inclusive meal and bar service, and personalized concierge service.  

No other mode of transportation allows you to experience Canada so intimately. For a stress-free journey where you can leisurely watch the countryside slip by as you enjoy all of the comfort and ease that is afforded by spacious seats, there’s nothing like it. The train allows you to meet and mingle so freely with one’s fellow passengers. No matter where you travel in this vast nation, the train will get you there efficiently, affordably, safely, and with unparalleled serenity.

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