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Montreal Simon: The Con Assault on Via Rail

Ever since I was a boy, trains have been my favourite way to travel.

I love gliding along, stretched out in a comfortable seat with plenty of leg room, reading a book, checking out the web, having a snack and a coffee.

Or just staring out of the big windows at the awesomeness of Canada. For there is no better way to see it.

And one of my fondest travel dreams is to be able to one day ride The Canadian all the way to Vancouver. If I can ever save up enough money to do that eh? And

cmkl: Train drivers and bus drivers

So there are three train engineers dead after their train derailed in Burlington, ON today. It’ll be a year before we know the how and the why of what happened.