Let our political representatives know how important you are to the Gaspé Railway. Ask them to greatly reduce the time required to rehabilitate the railway so that Gaspé is once again accessible by rail.
Lobby your politicians to reopen the Gaspé Peninsula Railway more quickly than currently planned.
During his visit to New Richmond on Thursday, April 25, 2019, François Legault and François Bonnardel, Premier of Quebec and Minister of Transport of Quebec, announced that the Gaspé railway would be renovated by the year 2026, that is, in 7 years.
This delay is much too long because already since December 2011, VIA Rail’s passenger train service no longer goes to Gaspé and since August 2013, VIA Rail has suspended its service between Matapedia and New Carlisle.
Companies such as LM Wind Power (Gaspé) and McInnis Cement (Port-Daniel-Gascons) need the railway to be reopened and fully functional. The railway is an important economic lever for the Gaspé and companies need the train to transport their goods. Close to 600 well-paying jobs need the train to support their activities.
Send a short message to your political representatives to ask them to intervene to reduce the delays in the repair of the railroad which are much too long.
Write a very short letter (email or mail) asking Mr. François Legault, Premier of Quebec, to greatly reduce the delays for the return of the train (goods and passengers) to Gaspé
Additional information for those who would like to write a letter to their MP and send it by mail or email
Politicians of the Quebec government
François Legault, Prime Minister of Québec
835, boulevard René-Lévesque Est
Québec (Québec) G1A 1B4
Telephone : 418 643-5321
Email : 418 646-1854
Sylvain Roy, Bonaventure MNA
314E, boulevard Perron
Carleton (Québec) G0C 1J0
Telephone : 418 364-6153
Telephone toll free : 1 800 490-3511
Email : 418 364-7906
118A, avenue de Grand-Pré
Bonaventure (Québec) G0C 1E0
Telephone : 418 534-4974
Email : 418 534-4962
220, rue Commerciale Est
Chandler (Québec) G0C 1K0
Telephone : 418 689-7634
Email : 418 689-7324
Méganne Perry Mélançon, Gaspé MNA
11, rue de la Cathédrale
Gaspé (Québec) G4X 2V9
Telephone : 418 368-5827
Email : 418 368-6416
Jonatan Julien, Minister responsible for the Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine region
Minister responsible for Gaspésie since February 24, 2021
Department of Energy and Natural Resources
5700, 4e Avenue Ouest
Québec (Québec) G1H 6R1
Telephone : 418 643-7295
Email : 418 643-4318
Caroline Proulx, Minister of TourismDepartment
Minister of Tourism
900, boulevard René-Lévesque Est
Québec (Québec) G1R 2B5
Telephone : 418 528-8063
Email : 418 528-8066
Envoyez un message via Twitter à M. Legault ou Bonnardel
Message à monsieur François Legault, premier ministre du Québec
@francoislegault, @coalitionavenir, @Roy_Bonaventure, @MeganneMelancon, @MarieEveProulx_, #gaspetrain
Monsieur Legault, Nous vous demandons d’intervenir directement afin de réduire les délais pour la réhabilitation du chemin de fer de la #Gaspésie.
Message à monsieur François Bonnardel, ministre des transports du Québec