Sarnia Train Station
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BWJM
N 42° 57.436 W 082° 23.336
17T E 386711 N 4757005
Quick Description: VIA Rail station in Sarnia, Ontario. Formerly of Canadian National Railway and Grand Trunk Railway.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 4/24/2020 6:38:41 PM
Waymark Code: WM12C51
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Sarnia train station was built in 1891 by the Grand Trunk Railway. It has since been acquired by VIA Rail through Canadian National Railway.

It is presently the western terminus of daily VIA Rail service to Toronto via London and Kitchener. In the past, the station has been served by Amtrak trains.

The station is adjacent to a large sorting yard operated by Canadian National Railway.

Located along the CN Strathroy subdivision, the station sits between the US-Canada border (via the St. Clair Tunnel) to the west and the Strathroy station to the east.

Adjacent to the platform are two sections of tunnel shielding as examples of what was used in the construction of the original and second St. Clair Tunnels crossing under the St. Clair river between Sarnia, Ontario, and Port Huron, Michigan.
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: Yes

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

What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: VIA Rail, Canadian National, Grand Trunk, Amtrak

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?: Not listed

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