Montreal – Jonquière train
|Montreal – Jonquière train|
Combined map of the Montreal – Jonquière (purple) and its sister train, the Montreal – Senneterre (brown)
|Service type||Regional rail|
|Current operator(s)||Via Rail|
|Distance travelled||510 km (320 mi)|
|Average journey time||9 hours|
|Service frequency||3 trains per week|
|Train number(s)||600, 601, 602|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
The Montreal – Jonquière train (formerly the Saguenay) is a Canadian passenger train operated by Via Rail between Montreal and Saguenay (borough of Jonquière) in Quebec. The train once operated as far as Chicoutimi.
The journey from end to end takes approximately 9 hours. Many small hunting and fishing clubs operate along the route and appear as optional stops on the timetable. It is also possible to make a reservation to detrain at an unmarked spot.
The train travels three times a week. Between Montreal and Hervey-Jonction, it travels together with the Montreal – Senneterre, another regional train.
The main stops of Montreal – Jonquière train are:
- Montreal (Central Station)
- Hervey-Jonction (connection to the Montreal – Senneterre train)
- Hébertville-Station (near Alma)
- Jonquière (in Saguenay)