While journeying through the Rocky Mountains, passengers have the opportunity to see endless views of snow-capped peaks and deep valleys.
The Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) announced plans to invest more than $1.1 billion CAD in renewal, enhancement and expansion projects through the following year, according to the Railway Gazette.
VIA Rail Canada recently announced its third quarter statistics for 2011, showing increased ridership, revenue and on-time performance.
Canada's railway system, while one of the safest in the world for Canadian train trips, could be even safer, the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities believes.
Canadian train trips through Quebec offer travelers the chance to experience staying in an igloo and a high-class hotel - in the same place. The Quebec Ice Hotel is located roughly half an hour from Quebec City and is much more than just a hotel.
The Rocky Mountains span much of the western part of the country, and a Canadian train trip is a great way to experience all of the scenic visages the area has to offer.
VIA Rail, in conjunction with the federal Canadian government and two of its largest provinces - Quebec and Ontario, has been planning infrastructure upgrades across the two provinces for several years now.
Montreal is renowned for its classical architecture, world-class restaurants and scenic river views.
Canadian rail trips are an important aspect of the country's contemporary travel and commerce, and have been for nearly two centuries.
Travelers with a fondness for trains may want to plan to pass through Ontario this May on a Canadian rail tour.