CAUBO has a national agreement with VIA Rail Canada to offer preferential rates for passenger rail service. CAUBO rates are available to all faculty and staff working at University and College member institutions. The agreements is in effect until December 31, 2020.
VIA Rail offers passenger rail service to 450 communities across the country.
In the Ontario – Quebec Corridor, VIA provides intercity passengers with service between Canada’s largest business centres. VIA also operates trains to remote communities in northern Quebec and Ontario. In Eastern Canada, VIA provides train service three times per week between Montreal and Gaspé, and six times per week between Montreal and Halifax on board the Ocean. In Western Canada, VIA provides year-round, all-weather services, including the Canadian train operating between Toronto and Vancouver three times per week. VIA also operates regional services between Jasper, Alberta and Prince Rupert, British Columbia; between Winnipeg and Churchill, Manitoba; and between Victoria and Courtenay on Vancouver Island.