#CBC: “Via Rail cancels service between Sudbury, White River as CP Rail strike looms” #Toronto #Montreal #Calgary #Ottawa #Canada


Via Rail Canada has cancelled some service in northern Ontario due to a strike discover given to Canadian Pacific Railway by its unions.

The unions representing practice operators and signalling staff — the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers — have given CP Rail discover that they plan to strike as of 10 p.m. EDT Tuesday.

Via is cancelling passenger rail service beginning Tuesday morning in Ontario between Sudbury and White River.

The 9 a.m. practice departing Sudbury and Wednesday morning practice leaving White River at 7 a.m. are cancelled.

Via Rail says it’s contacting prospects with reservations. Other prospects can cancel or change the date of journey at no further cost.

The Montreal-based passenger railway says it’s analyzing the potential results of a piece stoppage on its operations to reduce the affect.

CP staff rejected the corporate’s newest contract provide on Friday, and on Saturday, the unions accused the corporate of “refusing to negotiate seriously.”

CP says it’ll preserve assembly with union representatives however has launched its work-stoppage contingency plan.

The Ontario transportation company that runs GO transit service says delays are potential beginning Wednesday morning on three of its traces to downtown Toronto that run on CP Rail tracks if the railway is unable to keep up signalling and switching capabilities.

The strike may additionally harm service on some commuter trains in Montreal and Vancouver, though the railway says it’ll work to keep away from disruptions.

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