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Via Rail Service Cut and Schedule Change

Posted on: April 24, 2019  |  

Effective April 29th, Via Rail is changing its schedules for The Canadian Trains 1 & 2 that stop in the Whiteshell at Brereton Lake, Ophir and Winnitoba

The Eastbound Train 2 Departures will change as follows:  

  • Brereton Lake from 23:58 Thursday and Sunday to 01:29 Thursday and Sunday
  • Ophir from 00:16 Friday and Sunday to 01:47 Thursday and Sunday
  • Winnitoba,  from 00:21 Friday and Sunday 01:52 Thursday and Sunday

The Tuesday Eastbound train that previously ran from May-October has been cancelled.

The Westbound Train 1 Departures will change as follows:

  • Winnitoba from 04:41 Thursday and Monday 16:11 Thursday and Monday
  • Ophir from 04:46 Thursday and Monday to 16:16 Thursday and Monday
  • Brereton Lake from 05:04 Thursday and Monday to 16:34 Thursday and Monday

The Saturday Westbound train that previously ran from May-October has been cancelled.

The current schedule information is available at:

Realtime train status with GPS tracking is available at  Search for Trains 1 & 2

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