Via Rail Canada will be conducting an inspection on the Hechmer Subdivision tomorrow now that the line between Gillam and Churchill has been reopened for freight services by OmniTrax owners of the railway line in northern Manitoba.
Via reports once it has been completed and the rail between Gillam and Churchill is confirmed to meet with their rigorous safety requirements they will resume passenger train service in the area as soon as possible.
Passenger service continues to be offered between Winnipeg and Gillam according to the normal schedule. No alternate transportation between Gillam and Churchill is being offered.
Any further information required can be found on their website www.viarail.ca or call 1-888-