"We are calling passengers to offer alternative transportation as well as a full refund or the possibility to change their reservation for a later date," Murat said by email.
No injuries after Via Rail train goes off the tracks in Halifax, derails travel plans
It is the second incident involving a Via train in the region this week. A 63-year-old Via employee suffered serious injuries on Friday in Truro after slipping under a train.
Via Rail train partially derails in Halifax, delaying travel
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Via Rail Canada is investigating what caused the partial derailment of a Montreal-bound train in Halifax, N.S., on Sunday morning.
Marie-Anna Murat, the senior director of communications for Via Rail Canada, told CTVNews.ca that the 114 passengers with reservations on the train have been offered alternative transportation or a full refund. They may also change their reservation for a later date.
The incident comes just a few days after a 63-year-old Via Rail employee slipped and fell underneath a train as it approaching a stop in Truro, N.S., 100 kilometres north of Halifax.
Paul Behner took this photo on Sunday which showed crews working to undo the damage caused when a VIA Rail train partially derailed in Halifax. (@greentreepm/Twitter)