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VIA Rail suspends service from Toronto-Montreal & Toronto-Ottawa until Saturday

VIA Rail service between Toronto and Ottawa as well as Toronto and Montreal has been suspended until Saturday due to a collision.

Via Rail says a collision occurred between one of its trains and a CN freight train east of Kingston on Friday afternoon.

The train was travelling from Ottawa to Toronto with about 300 people on board. One passenger reported a minor injury.

The rail company says it is trying to arrange transportation for the passengers and encourages all others with tickets for today to make alternate travel plans.

It says tickets will be reimbursed without charge.