Churchill Heritage Railway Station - Churchill MB
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 58° 46.073 W 094° 10.464
15V E 432076 N 6514801
Quick Description: Construction began in 1929 on Churchill train station when the railroad from the south was completed.
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date Posted: 11/21/2010 12:23:50 PM
Waymark Code: WMA5TM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 6

Long Description:
Current schedule: Departures from Winnipeg on Tuesdays and Sundays. Arrivals in Churchill (and departures) on Thursdays and Saturdays.

~ from on-site signage ~
The Churchill station is larger and more ornate than most other small town railway stations in Western Canada. This reflects the optimistic outlook of the Canadian National Railway for the economy of Northern Manitoba in the 1930's. The building's complex roof-line, hipped dormers and deep overhanging eaves give it an aesthetically pleasing and distinctive appearance, designed to impress both passengers and residents.
Parks Canada took ownership of the station and completely renovated it in 2002. This important part of Churchill's past is now protected for the future.
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: Yes

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?:
As well as still being used as a Train Station, it is also home to the Parks Canada Visitor Centre that features exhibits about the human and natural history of the area.


What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Former: CN, Current: OMNI trax, VIA Rail

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

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