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La Tuque Mayor wants VIA Rail services maintained

viarail_THE CANADIAN PRESS-Peter McCabe.JPGThe town of LaTuque in the Mauricie region is demanding that VIA Rail maintain railway station services on its regional route.

Last week VIA Rail announced station closures and cuts to customer service agent jobs across the province. Most stations will be without staff as of October 25th.

A petition has gathered over 350 signatures in La Tuque to keep these services in the Haute-Mauricie.

Mayor Normand Beaudoin joined us on the line this morning.

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