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VIA Rail Canada Inc.’s mandate is to operate the national passenger rail services on behalf of the Government of Canada, offering intercity rail services and ensuring rail transportation services to regional and remote communities. Its objective is to offer a safe, accessible, efficient, reliable, sustainable and environmentally friendly passenger rail service that meets the needs of Canadian passengers.
Our Vision: A smarter way to move people
We aspire to positively impact the lives of those around us: passengers, employees, partners and communities we move. VIA Rail provides sustainable, efficient and effective passenger rail service and our agenda is embedding environmental, social, economic and ethical considerations into our strategy and everyday operations.
Our Mission: Passengers First
Our primary focus is our passengers. We work on improving our services and redefining VIA Rail to provide our passengers with the most enjoyable travel experience and to find better ways to connect Canadian communities. Safety is and will remain paramount.
Go Further Together
We collaborate to yield better results. We deliver as one. We are accountable for our actions to gain and maintain the trust of our shareholder, our customers and our colleagues.
Act Today for a Better Tomorrow
We understand that our actions today will affect the world we live in tomorrow. We embed sustainability as an important criterion in our decisions. We rethink our ways and we challenge the status quo. We reimagine the possible.
Go the Extra Mile
We put the customer at the center of our decision making. We put ourselves in the shoes of our passengers and our colleagues. We create positive experiences for both our customers and our colleagues, so they stay on board.