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  • Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 23,2004  

    All aboard for an exciting and informative ride. The new Canadian Rail Travel Guide is like having your own personal tour guide to ensure you get the most out of your time on Canada’s scenic rail passenger routes. This conveniently-sized book is filled with essential information including: mile-by-mile descriptions of points of interest, locations of communities along the rail routes, route histories, overviews of destination attractions, contact information and addresses for arranging overnight accommodations, and more.

  • Winnipeg, Manitoba March, 2004  

    It is not to late to take part in North America's most unique rail tour in 2004, which is NOW available to be booked through Rail Travel Tours taking part in the  Trans-Canadian Steam Express Running from May 10th - 31st 2004, the train and tour will run from Vancouver, through the stunning scenery of the snow-capped Canadian Rockies, across the Prairies to the dramatic Canadian Shield, the Great Lakes, Toronto, Niagara Falls and ending in Montreal. Space remains on the tour, that few North Americans are aware about.

  • Winnipeg, Manitoba January 19, 2004  

    Rail Travel Tours 2004 tour departure brochure, featuring original travel options to experience the best of Canada by rail is now available. A new travel option in the brochure, offered no where else, is their independent package "Oceans Explorer", packaging up two of VIA Rail Canada's eastern services The Chaleur and The Ocean (celebrating The Ocean's 100th 1904-2004 Anniversary of serving passengers).

  • Winnipeg, Manitoba - December 25, 2003  

    On behalf of Rail Travel Tours-Best Wishes for the Holidays. Mid-December Rail Travel Tours had the very good fortune to travel onboard the CPR Holiday Train to help promote the fifth anniversary of this unique way to promote awareness for food banks in Canada and the U.S.A.

  • Toronto Star November 1, 2003  

    The bear facts on the Captain and Winnie

    Winnie-the-Pooh has an Ontario connection Orphan cub was discovered on a station platform

  • Winnipeg, Manitoba August 15, 2003  

    The Monday August 11, 2003 issue of the Wall Street Journal featured an article entitled "Riding The Rails" by Stacy Forster that mentioned Rail Travel Tours and our clients Harvey & Sandy Walker. An excerpt of this great article can be read online in the Media section of our website.

    Additionally, Rail Travel Tours has been busy planning a portion of a special VIP rail tour to Northern Manitoba.

  • Wall Street Journal - August 11, 2003  

    Riding the Rails

    Train travel is booming. These guides can get you on the right track.


    Hugo and Vivi Martens were tired of busy airports turning their vacations into more of a hassle than an escape. So, instead of starting a recent trip to their condominium in Colorado with a plane trip, the couple boarded an overnight train to Denver from their hometown of Chicago.

  • Winnipeg, Manitoba August 8, 2003  

    The fall foliage season is a great time to travel in Canada by train and there is still some space remaining on Rail Travel Tours Superior Colours of Ontario tour. In fact, for those booked on the tour, we can look after the details for you to travel to Toronto by train and spend the night before and after the tour at The Fairmont Royal York Hotel. Or plan to enjoy some crisp fall mountain air and have Rail Travel Tours reserve your space for a rewarding experience on the Royal Canadian Pacific for their Golden/Crowsnest Pass tour.

  • Winnipeg, Manitoba July 6, 2003  

    Only a week to go before Rail Travel Tours Northern Manitoba Explorer and the group is getting very excited. At the same time those who live in Winnipeg and have SHAW Cable, can learn more about rail travel in Canada and the restoration of Minaki Lodge by watching SHAW TV Cable 11 every evening from July 14- 20, 2003 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm and again at 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm for a special 1 hour travel documentary.

  • Winnipeg, Manitoba July 1, 2003  

    Only fitting, with Canada's history related to the railway, that on Canada Day that Canadian Pacific Railway steam locomotive #2816, The Empress travelled from Kenora, Ontario to Winnipeg and Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on its return to Calgary, Alberta. Tickets were sold on an excursion from Winnipeg to Portage La Prairie by the committee to preserve the CPR Station in Portage and by all reports the event was a huge success.