VIA Rail Canada wishes to inform residents living near its rail infrastructure that mandatory track maintenance work will be conducted in your community between Monday, June 14 and Monday, July 5, 2021.
For safety purposes and to comply with current federal regulations.
The work consists in the application of biodegradable herbicides to completely remove vegetation that could obstruct the view of our train conductors and for the safety of our train operations. The products used are duly approved by Health Canada and compliant with industry standards.
Maintenance work will be done along the railway corridor in the subdivisions of Alexandria, Beachburg, Smiths Falls, Brockville and Chatham.
Planned schedule: During the night starting at 5 p.m., Monday, June 14 through Monday, July 5, 2021.
- Note that this schedule may be subject to change based on weather conditions.