Thursday, November 28, 2013

VIA Rail makes alternative travel plans to and from Prince Rupert through December 1

Rail travellers will be hopping aboard a bus for the next few days, as VIA Rail has had to cancel it's scheduled train service to and from Prince Rupert from November 29th to December 1st.

Stating only that it is due to operational reasons, Via Rail Trains Five and Six which normally run on the Prince Rupert to Jasper run, will be replaced by bus transportation for the next three days.

Passengers with passage on Via Train Number Five departing from Jasper on November 29th will be travelling by bus from Prince George to Prince Rupert, with a stop at Terrace.

The westbound bus will leave Prince George following the trains regular schedule of an 8 AM departure.

For passengers who were planning on taking Via Train Number Six on December 1st, the bus transportation will depart from the Prince Rupert Via station, with stops planned for Terrace and Smithers.

For more information on the changes you can consult the VIA website or contact VIA rail at 1-888-842-7245.

Other information and updates may be found on their twitter feed.

Details of Thursday's schedule change can be found from this travel advisory.

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