“The return of this second frequency of the Ocean is good news for our passengers who now have more travel options in time for the holiday season”

The Ocean’s second frequency to begin Dec. 8, says VIA Rail

MONTREAL — VIA Rail Canada has announced the next phase of its service resumption with the return of the Ocean’s second frequency on Dec. 8, 2021.

As VIA Rail previously announced, the return to full operations will occur progressively to resume full service in the region, and across the country, by June 2022.

“The return of this second frequency of the Ocean is good news for our passengers who now have more travel options in time for the holiday season,” said Cynthia Garneau, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are excited to be welcoming our passengers and employees back onboard, and we could not be happier to be able to finally proceed with this next phase of our gradual return to service in this region.”

Here is the schedule of service for the Ocean’s second frequency:

  • Train 14 Montréal – Halifax, Wednesdays & Sundays starting Dec. 8
  • Train 15 Halifax – Montréal, Sundays & Wednesdays starting Dec. 12

VIA’s health and safety protocols include mandatory vaccination, required mask wearing and increased cleaning and sanitizing on its trains, in its stations, maintenance centres, cell centres and offices. For more information go to VIA Rail’s website.