Montreal–Senneterre train

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Montreal–Senneterre train
Combined map of the Montreal–Senneterre (brown) and its sister train, the Montreal–Jonquière (purple)
Service type Regional rail
Status Operating
Locale Quebec, Canada
Predecessor Abitibi
Current operator(s) Via Rail
Start Montreal, Quebec
End Senneterre, Quebec
Distance travelled 717 km (446 mi)
Average journey time 11.5 hours
Service frequency 3 trains per week
Train number(s) 603, 604, 606
On-board services
Class(es) Economy
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Montreal–Senneterre train (formerly called the Abitibi) is a passenger train operated by Via Rail between Montreal and Senneterre in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region of Quebec, Canada.[1]

The journey from end to end takes approximately 11½ 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.[2]

The train travels three times a week. Between Montreal and Hervey-Jonction, it travels together with the Montreal–Jonquière train, another regional route.


The main stops of the Montreal–Senneterre train are:


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