How to get to Canada from the US for cheap on the railroads

Transporting goods and people across Canada on the Canadian high-speed railway has become the norm for thousands of families, with companies like RailLink and Bombardier offering low-cost travel.

Here’s what you need to know.

Key points: Canada’s railways have a long history of service to rural communities, but the government is building a $1.6-billion network of high-frequency railways to serve the urban centres and suburbs