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Our Federal Government's Lack of Vision is Responsible for Via Rail's State of Precariousness

GUEST BLOG POST by Marc Lemieux - Hopes were indeed high amongst passenger rail advocates, following years of discussion, analysis and planning, that Via Rail’s high frequency rail project or HFR would be finally approved on budget night 2019 in order to provide the best compromise dedicated track alternative to much costlier high speed rail or HSR.

The complete absence or mention of Via Rail’s HFR in this year’s federal budget fuels further cynicism, speculation and debate pertaining to other studies undertaken in vain in the past 30 years or so pertaining to improving passenger rail with HSR! Read the full post HERE.