The High-Performance Rail Option: A Rail Passenger Discussion Paper — September 3, 2016


In 2014, two divergent proposals were made for improved rail service on separate portions of the Quebec-Windsor Corridor. The Government of Ontario proposed a new high-speed rail (HSR) service between Toronto and Windsor via Pearson International Airport, Kitchener and London.

An unrelated VIA proposal calls for an approach it has labelled high-frequency rail (HFR), which would operate on dedicated track between Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto. It is the subject of a three-year, $3-million study by the government and is, at best, far off in the future.

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