Crown corporation adds additional roundtrips between Ottawa and Toronto, as well as between Ottawa and Montreal.
Service between Ottawa and Montreal will remain limited to one round-trip daily.
A key Ottawa travel corridor is set to reopen with partial service on Tuesday following weeks of blockades stemming from protests over a B.C. natural gas pipeline
Resumption of Ottawa-Montreal Via service welcomed amid concerns about impact of prolonged blockades
Roughly 5% of tourists reach Ottawa by rail
Via Rail says partial service is set to resume between Quebec City, Montreal and Ottawa beginning Thursday
Blockades set up by anti-pipeline protesters have forced Canadian National Railway Co. to shut down its entire network in Eastern Canada and Via Rail to cancel passenger service across the country
Via Rail is cancelling service on its Montreal-Toronto and Ottawa-Toronto routes until at least the end of the day on Friday
Via Rail said 157 passenger trains have been cancelled, affecting 24,500 travellers on routes between Montreal and Toronto, and Ottawa and Toronto
Via Rail says it has suspended service on busy routes east of Toronto due to a protest blocking the tracks
A growing number of Canada Day weekend travellers opted to take the train to the capital this year, according to Via Rail