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Aug 29, 19, 9:55 am
Replies: 51
Views: 10,311
Posted By money_opp

update on Montreal customs preclearance - the...

update on Montreal customs preclearance - the best case scenario is at least 2 years away.

https://www.timesunion.com/business/article/New-pact-seen-speeding-cross-border-train-service-14367713.php
Dec 20, 17, 12:20 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,936
Posted By money_opp

Canada signs pre-clearance agreementDecember 14,...

Canada signs pre-clearance agreementDecember 14, 2017
PLATTSBURGH — A U.S./Canadian pre-clearance agreement has been passed and signed into law by the Canadian government.

The law, which paves...
Replies: 113
Views: 34,455
Posted By money_opp

Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Causewaybay may be...

Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Causewaybay may be redeveloped as an office space
The owner, Concord Way Limited, proposes turning the hotel into 24 storeys of office space and a shopping mall, while...
Dec 15, 16, 8:50 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,936
Posted By money_opp

Bill to simplify border crossing passes U.S. Congress on December 2016

Bill to simplify border crossing passes U.S. Congress on December 2016

A bill with potentially sweeping consequences for the Canada-U.S. border has just been adopted by the American Congress,...
Sep 23, 15, 11:18 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,936
Posted By money_opp

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard confirms negotiations to build customs check in MTR

Aug 31, 2015

"Speaking at a conference of eastern Canadian premiers and northeastern American state governors, premier Philippe Couillard confirmed negotiations are about to get underway to allow...
Replies: 19
Views: 3,516
Posted By money_opp

Hi Stayersong, may I ask if the basement...

Hi Stayersong,

may I ask if the basement room also have very high ceiling or lower ceiling height? Thanks.
May 15, 15, 1:55 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 11,871
Posted By money_opp

no wonder Sheraton YVR is now CAT 2, while Four...

no wonder Sheraton YVR is now CAT 2, while Four Points YVR increased to CAT 3
Apr 20, 15, 6:53 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,224
Posted By money_opp

just read it today - hopefully the new Penn...

just read it today - hopefully the new Penn Station in NY will bring a little brightness to American rail. Canadian Via Rail share the same geographical challenges as the USA, yet the Canadian...
Mar 31, 15, 1:04 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,936
Posted By money_opp

Pre-clearance for Adirondack in the future

hopefully the laws will be passed to speed up the bottleneck at the border check, and hopefully there will be a second Montreal route to USA via Vermont.
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Mar 14, 15, 12:46 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 6,534
Posted By money_opp

for better understanding of USA rail system, one...

for better understanding of USA rail system, one may want to read the book "Waiting on a Train: The Embattled Future of Passenger Rail Service" by James McCommons (2009)
Mar 2, 15, 5:06 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 26,539
Posted By money_opp

New Toronto PATH extension to the harbour

new extension of walkway system now allow enclosed connection from Queens Quay (near Westin Harbour Hotel) to the rest of the PATH system
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Mar 2, 15, 5:01 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 26,539
Posted By money_opp

Sheraton Centre Toronto Announces $90 Million Renovation

work will be ongoing, probably will be finished before Pan America Games..

http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/about/news/news_release_detail.html?Id=Toronto_Announces&language=en_US
Feb 26, 15, 9:50 am
Replies: 267
Views: 35,661
Posted By money_opp

It is the Year of Sheep for Marriott Reward...

It is the Year of Sheep for Marriott Reward members... baa..baa
Nov 3, 14, 8:30 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,065
Posted By money_opp

seat pitch varies between cars

also worth mentioning is that seat pitch often varies between cars on Maple Leaf.. It is always better to bring your own snacks on long distance train, plus hand sanitizer.. yes, bathroom tend to be...
Oct 28, 14, 5:02 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 10,311
Posted By money_opp

I really hope Amtrak or VIA Rail can bring back...

I really hope Amtrak or VIA Rail can bring back the overnight train schedule between Montreal and NYC. The current Adirondack train is too popular and overcrowding over the years.
Replies: 6
Views: 1,635
Posted By money_opp

there's some major constructions going on the...

there's some major constructions going on the site next to IC Hong Kong.
Dec 16, 13, 8:37 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,454
Posted By money_opp

bathroom cleanliness

be sure to bring some hand sanitizer as the bathroom tend to be uncleaned over the 12 hour train ride.. I would recommend cutting down on the bathroom use on the train and go to the restroom at the...
Apr 6, 13, 10:18 am
Replies: 8
Views: 3,132
Posted By money_opp

Update on Montreal pre-clearance

"Work is also progressing on a project to have customs and immigration pre-clearance for Adirondack customers at Montreal's downtown train station, avoiding potentially lengthy delays at the border."...
Replies: 295
Views: 44,089
Posted By money_opp

IC Montreal now 45k from 30k, up 15k? the rate on...

IC Montreal now 45k from 30k, up 15k? the rate on the property is like $130 in the winter months.
Jan 3, 13, 7:23 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By money_opp

well, I am still hoping for the upcoming changes...

well, I am still hoping for the upcoming changes to custom clearance check and prescreen the train in Montreal. It was May 2012 when the proposal was made by NY Senator Schumer. I have heard nothing...
Oct 15, 12, 10:03 am
Replies: 8
Views: 3,132
Posted By money_opp

NY Senator Schumer wants Amtrak Adirondack to...

NY Senator Schumer wants Amtrak Adirondack to clear immigration customs at Montreal's Central Station, eliminating Saint-Lambert station stop..

http://www.schumer.senate.gov/Newsro....cfm?id=336750
Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 15, 12, 9:58 am
Replies: 13
Views: 16,338
Posted By money_opp

NY Senator Schumer wants Amtrak Adirondack to...

NY Senator Schumer wants Amtrak Adirondack to clear immigration customs at Montreal's Central Station, eliminating Saint-Lambert station stop..
...
Apr 18, 12, 12:36 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,861
Posted By money_opp

Concrete poured into the lobby of Le Parker Meridien

(WABC) -- Concrete poured as part of a construction project accidentally spilled into the lobby of a Midtown Manhattan hotel.

The accident left part of the lobby of Le Parker Meridien on West 57th...
Apr 16, 12, 8:43 pm
Replies: 364
Views: 56,028
Posted By money_opp

thanks and agreed. 2013 is around the corner.

thanks and agreed. 2013 is around the corner.
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