VIA Rail Canada

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VIA Rail Canada is a company that operates the national passenger rail service on behalf of the Government of Canada. It offers inter-city travel, long-distance travel and tourism services, as well as passenger services.

TypePrivate
Founded1977
HQMontreal, CA
Websiteviarail.ca
Employee Ratings3.9

Locations

VIA Rail Canada is headquartered in
Montreal, Canada

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)3,115
Revenue (FY, 2018)C$392.2 M(+6%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at VIA Rail Canada

Cynthia Garneau

Cynthia Garneau

President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Marc Beaulieu

Marc Beaulieu

Chief Transportation and Safety Officer
Linda Bergeron

Linda Bergeron

Chief Employee Experience Officer
Mario Bergeron

Mario Bergeron

Chief Mechanical and Maintenance Officer
Sonia Corriveau

Sonia Corriveau

Chief Business Transformation Officer
Ben Marc Diendéré

Ben Marc Diendéré

Chief Public Affairs and Communications Officer
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VIA Rail Canada Office Locations

VIA Rail Canada has an office in Montreal
Montreal, CA (HQ)
3 Place Ville Marie #500
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VIA Rail Canada Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1977
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VIA Rail Canada Revenue

VIA Rail Canada's revenue was reported to be C$392.20 m in FY, 2018 which is a 5.5% increase from the previous period.
CAD

Revenue (Q2, 2019)

99.9m

Net income (Q2, 2019)

(2.7m)

Cash (30-Jun-2019)

41.5m
Annual
CADFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

322.8m371.8m392.2m

Revenue growth, %

8%15%5%

Sales and marketing expense

31.2m34.4b37.5m

General and administrative expense

278.5m302.2m324.3m
Quarterly
CADQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Revenue

65.7m76.9m99.2m70.5m88.3m112.8m79.1m96.2m118.0m85.3m99.9m

Sales and marketing expense

6.8m8.1m7.4m8.3m7.2m8.8m7.4m10.1m9.5m9.0m8.0m

General and administrative expense

65.7m73.5m76.6m67.5m78.5m78.8m78.0m84.0m84.9m81.8m86.7m

Operating expense total

155.6m170.2m179.3m173.5m184.0m178.7m187.7m192.0m197.3m194.8m202.1m
Annual
CADFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

10.9m3.2m14.8m

Accounts Receivable

11.4m11.3m49.1m

Prepaid Expenses

2.8m

Inventories

24.1m25.5m28.8m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Cash

23.0m17.7m34.5m12.2m37.1m18.1m10.0m18.8m47.7m25.9m41.5m

Accounts Receivable

9.3m9.0m6.8m13.9m12.5m9.5m12.6m6.6m7.6m48.2m25.4m

Prepaid Expenses

5.5m7.2m5.5m

Inventories

24.3m24.2m23.8m23.6m24.5m24.0m26.6m27.9m29.2m29.5m31.0m
Annual
CADFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

8.3m12.9m(19.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

87.1m91.7m100.2m

Inventories

4.1m(1.4m)(3.3k)

Accounts Payable

4.5m9.7m2.6k
Quarterly
CADQ1, 2016

Financial Leverage

-7 x
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VIA Rail Canada Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Brockville SubdivisionNovember 23, 2015c$20 m

VIA Rail Canada Revenue Breakdown

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VIA Rail Canada revenue breakdown by business segment: 94.0% from Passenger and 6.0% from Other

VIA Rail Canada Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

78/100

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VIA Rail Canada Online and Social Media Presence

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VIA Rail Canada Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was VIA Rail Canada founded?

    VIA Rail Canada was founded in 1977.

  • Who are VIA Rail Canada key executives?

    VIA Rail Canada's key executives are Cynthia Garneau, Marc Beaulieu and Linda Bergeron.

  • How many employees does VIA Rail Canada have?

    VIA Rail Canada has 3,115 employees.

  • What is VIA Rail Canada revenue?

    Latest VIA Rail Canada annual revenue is C$392.2 m.

  • What is VIA Rail Canada revenue per employee?

    Latest VIA Rail Canada revenue per employee is C$125.9 k.

  • Who are VIA Rail Canada competitors?

    Competitors of VIA Rail Canada include Keolis, Valley Transportation Authority and Canadian Pacific.

  • Where is VIA Rail Canada headquarters?

    VIA Rail Canada headquarters is located at 3 Place Ville Marie #500, Montreal.

  • Where are VIA Rail Canada offices?

    VIA Rail Canada has an office in Montreal.

  • How many offices does VIA Rail Canada have?

    VIA Rail Canada has 1 office.