They are fighting against what many Canadians have known for years, VIA Rail's high fares keep people from taking the train. The following photo from the Empty Trains website clearly demonstrates the effect of VIA's high prices between Quebec and Montreal.
|Photo taken aboard the Quebec City-Montreal Train 29 on April 23rd 2018 showing two "cars" (#5 and #6) which stayed entirely empty during the whole trip. Tickets for this train were going for 69$ (one way) at the time of its departure.|
We will do our part to promote this group. We all need to sign their petition. The Collective Against Empty Trains spokesperson is Greg Sadetsky and he can be contacted on through their website https://emptytrains.com , https://trainsvides.com or by email info(at)emptytrains.com. #emptytrains