VIA Rail Canada is informomg its passengers that train #5 travelling today, Jan. 24, between Prince George and Prince Rupert is operating seven hours late due to operational issues.
In this case, the CN rail line has been blocked by an immobilized freight train for several hours.
The VIA train left Prince George station at 3 p.m.
VIA Rail is communicating with customers who have reservations on this train.
VIA sincerely regrets the inconvenience that this situation may cause.
Customers wishing more information or who wish to cancel or change their date of travel (at no additional charge) may call 1 888 VIA-RAIL (1 888 842-7245) or 1 800 268-9503 (hearing impaired).