Train Stations - Ridgeway Station in Fort Erie, ON
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
N 42° 55.366 W 078° 55.030
17T E 669983 N 4754342
Quick Description: The Fort Erie Train museum was once an active Train Station.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 3/10/2007 5:21:23 PM
Waymark Code: WM1A0B
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
Views: 113

Long Description:

This location has the original Grand Trunk Railway Station in Ridgeway and the CN B-1 station, used to monitor traffic over the International Railway Bridge. Both buildings were moved to the railroad museum site and are being preserved. The B-1 serves as office and gift shop. The Ridgeway Station houses the main exhibit area.

The following information, as well as much more can be found at The Fort Erie Train Museum

Canadian National Railway steam engine 6218 is the cornerstone artifact of the Fort Erie Railroad Museum. Built in 1948, the 4-8-4 wheel configuration Northern type served well into the 1960s. In its retirement it serves as a reminder of days past when Fort Erie boasted the third-largest railyard in Canada.

The museum is open on the following dates:

Victoria Day-Labour Day: Daily 9-5
Labour Day-Thanksgiving: Sat & Sun 9-5
Winter: closed

Admission is only $2 for adults, $1 for children. The admission grants you access to three of Fort Erie's museums!

Hope you enjoy the Waymark Visit!

The Blue Quasar

Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: No

Is the station/depot open to the public?: Yes

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
The home of the Fort Erie Train Museum


What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: The Grand Trunk Railway station at Ridgeway, Ontario, Canada.

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

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